“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Bakersville in Mitchell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

Penland School

Penland School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kim Buchanan, December 7, 2014
1. Penland School Marker
Inscription. Founded 1929 by Lucy Morgan (1889-1981) to promote traditional crafts including pottery, metal-working, and weaving. Campus 1 mile S.W.
Erected 2007 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number N 46.)
Location. 35° 56.967′ N, 82° 6.433′ W. Marker is near Bakersville, North Carolina, in Mitchell County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 226 and Penland Road (County Route 1242), on the left when traveling north on State Highway 226. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bakersville NC 28705, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Andre Michaux (approx. 5.3 miles away); Honoring Mitchell County's Confederate Dead (approx. 5.4 miles away); Asa Gray (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Loops (approx. 6.9 miles away); Gillespie Gap (approx. 7.3 miles away); Spruce Pine Mining District (approx. 7.4 miles away); Yellow Mountain Road (approx. 9˝ miles away); Honoring Yancey County’s Confederate Dead (approx. 11 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bakersville.
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducation
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2014, by Kim Buchanan of Bakersville, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 7, 2014, by Kim Buchanan of Bakersville, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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