Near Waynesville in Haywood County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
North Carolina Confederate Veterans Memorial Forest
The Memorial Forest was dedicated August 11, 1956
Rededicated by United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Confederate Veterans August 11, 2001
Erected 2001 by United Daughters of the Confederacy and Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 35° 18.164′ N, 82° 54.298′ W. Marker is near Waynesville, North Carolina, in Haywood County. Marker is on Blue Ridge Parkway (at milepost 422.8), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canton NC 28716, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Devil's Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Forest Decline (approx. 3.8 miles away); Highest Elevation on Blue Ridge Parkway Looking Glass Rock (approx. 4½ miles away); a different marker also named Looking Glass Rock (approx. 7.2 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 7.6 miles away); Forestry School (approx. 7.7 miles away); Draw Road (approx. 7.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Trees a Living Memorial to Confederate Veterans. An article from the Times-News (Henderson NC), published on August 10, 2001. (Submitted on December 6, 2013.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.