Near Spruce Pine in Mitchell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Spruce Pine Mining District
Erected 2004 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number N-45.)
Location. 35° 51.196′ N, 82° 3.038′ W. Marker is near Spruce Pine, North Carolina, in Mitchell County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 226 and Blue Ridge Parkway, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 226. Touch for map. The marker is the base of the access ramp to the Parkway at Gillespie Gap. Marker is at or near this postal address: 79 Parkway Maintenance Road, Spruce Pine NC 28777, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gillespie Gap (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Loops (approx. 2 miles away); Cathey's Fort (approx. 4 miles away); Penland School (approx. 7.4 miles away); Pleasant Gardens (approx. 10.3 miles away); Carson House (approx. 11.2 miles away); a different marker also named Carson House (approx. 11.2 miles away); Roy Williams (approx. 11.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spruce Pine.
Also see . . . The Spruce Pine Mining District. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.