Crossnore in Avery County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Founded by Mary Martin Sloop, physician, 1913, to serve region's youth. Weaving Room, est. 1920, boosted revival of handicrafts. Campus ½ mi. W.
Erected 1996 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number N 44.)
Location. 36° 1.158′ N, 81° 55.414′ W. Marker is in Crossnore, North Carolina, in Avery County. Marker is at the intersection of Linville Falls Highway (U.S. 221) and Sloop Mill Dam Road, on the left when traveling west on Linville Falls Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newland NC 28657, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Woman of War (approx. 3.6 miles away); Yellow Mountain Road (approx. 5.9 miles away); Asa Gray (approx. 6.2 miles away); Andre Michaux (approx. 6.3 miles away); Cranberry Iron Mine (approx. 9.4 miles away); Cranberry Mines (approx. 9.4 miles away); Banner Elk (approx. 9.9 miles away); Overmountain Men (approx. 10.3 miles away).
Also see . . . Crossnore School. (Submitted on September 28, 2014.)
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