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Chimney Rock in Rutherford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Barbara T. Meliski Park

A Gathering Place

 
 
Barbara T. Meliski Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, December 25, 2015
1. Barbara T. Meliski Park Marker
Inscription. This park is dedicated to Barbara T. Meliski who served on Chimney Rock Village Council as Mayor Pro Temp from the date of incorporation in July 1991 until 2005, and as Mayor from 2005 until her retirement from office in November 2015. A passionate leader, Barbara is honored for her inspired vision for the future of this special place, her tireless energy, and her total dedicated to the welfare of the residents and improvement of the Village. Her skill in developing partnerships and her perseverance in getting things done enhanced the beauty, amenities and economy of our Village. During her twenty-four years in office, her every act was guided by her supreme love of the Village and her people. Although Mayor Meliski never sought recognition, the community knew that Chimney Rock Village was a better place to work, live and visit because of her many accomplishments.
 
Location. 35° 26.357′ N, 82° 14.79′ W. Marker is in Chimney Rock, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (Alternate U.S. 74). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chimney Rock NC 28720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hickory Nut Gorge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chimney Rock
Barbara T. Meliski Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, December 25, 2015
2. Barbara T. Meliski Park Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Ayr (approx. 5.8 miles away); Sherrill's Inn (approx. 7.7 miles away); Gen. William J. Palmer (approx. 7.7 miles away); Potts Fort (approx. 8.4 miles away); Howard Gap Road (approx. 12.2 miles away); Swannanoa Gap (approx. 12.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chimney Rock.
 
Categories. Government
 
Nearby building image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, December 25, 2015
3. Nearby building
Surrounding scenery image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, December 25, 2015
4. Surrounding scenery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2016, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. This page has been viewed 266 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 4, 2016, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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