Near Burnsville in Yancey County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
North Carolina / Tennessee
Colonized, 1585-87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c. 1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr. 12, 1776.
Settled before 1770 by North Carolina-Virginia pioneers. Ceded by North Carolina to the United States, 1789; admitted to the Union, 1796.
Erected 1941 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number N-16.)
Location. 36° 2.139′ N, 82° 26.327′ W. Marker is near Burnsville, North Carolina, in Yancey County. Marker is on U.S. 19W 1.8 miles east of Little Bald Creek Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is located in the Pisgah National Forest. Marker is in this post office area: Burnsville NC 28714, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Red Banks / Reunion for the Boys in Blue (approx. 6.1 miles away in Tennessee); Greasy Cove Racetrack (approx. 6.1 miles away in Tennessee); To the Women of the Confederacy (approx. 7.3 miles away in Tennessee); Unicoi County / The Town of Erwin (approx. 7.7 miles away in Tennessee); Burnsville (approx. 11.2 miles away); Otway Burns Monument (approx. 11.3 miles away); Honoring Yancey County’s Confederate Dead (approx. 11.3 miles away); Yancey County War Memorial (approx. 11.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burnsville.
Regarding North Carolina / Tennessee. While the original marker was cast in 1941, the current one dates back to 1985.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 326 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 20, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.