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Near Burnsville in Yancey County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

North Carolina / Tennessee

 
 
North Carolina / Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 18, 2011
1. North Carolina / Tennessee Marker
Inscription.
North Carolina
Colonized, 1585-87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c. 1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr. 12, 1776.

Tennessee
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 13 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);
Wide view of the North Carolina / Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 18, 2011
2. Wide view of the North Carolina / Tennessee Marker
Looking eastward toward North Carolina
Burnsville (approx. 11.2 miles away); Otway Burns Monument (approx. 11.3 miles away); Keystone Pottery (approx. 11.4 miles away in Tennessee); Jacob Brown (approx. 12.1 miles away in Tennessee). 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.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Wide view of the North Carolina / Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 18, 2011
3. Wide view of the North Carolina / Tennessee Marker
Looking westward toward Tennessee
 
 
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 317 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 20, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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