Burnsville in Yancey County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Otway Burns Monument
born in Onslow County
Died at Portsmouth
North Carolina's foremost son
in the War of 1812-15.
For him, this town is named.
He guarded well our seas,
let our mountains honor him.
Location. 35° 55.032′ N, 82° 17.982′ W. Marker is in Burnsville, North Carolina, in Yancey County. Marker is at the intersection of Town Square and West Main Street, on the left when traveling east on Town Square. Touch for map. The marker is located in center of the Burnsville Town Square. Marker is in this post office area: Burnsville NC 28714, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Honoring Yancey County’s Confederate Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Yancey County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Burnsville (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Asa Gray (approx. 10.4 miles away); Andre Michaux (approx. 10.4 miles away); Honoring Mitchell County's Confederate Dead North Carolina Civilian Conservation Corps Alumni (approx. 10.6 miles away); Elisha Mitchell (approx. 10.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Burnsville.
Categories. • Politics • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 25, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.