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Jefferson in Ashe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Asa Gray

 
 
Asa Gray Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Pence, July 7, 2016
1. Asa Gray Marker
Inscription. American botanist and Harvard professor. In July 1841, investigated the region's flora. Headquarters was in house that stood 50 yds. N.
 
Erected 2010 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number M 20.)
 
Location. 36° 25.259′ N, 81° 28.06′ W. Marker is in Jefferson, North Carolina, in Ashe County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (State Highway 88) and Cherry Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 419 E Main St, Jefferson NC 28640, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ore Knob Mine (approx. 8.1 miles away); North Carolina / Virginia (approx. 10.9 miles away); Robert L. Doughton (approx. 11.4 miles away); John Deere Mower Model 2 (approx. 13.3 miles away in Virginia); Grayson County (approx. 13.3 miles away in Virginia); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 13.3 miles away); Christmas Tree Farms (approx. 15.1 miles away in Virginia); “Virginia Creeper” Railroad (approx. 15.2 miles away in Virginia).
 
Categories. EducationHorticulture & Forestry
 
Asa Gray Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Pence, July 28, 2016
2. Asa Gray Marker
Asa Gray image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress, Chronicling America
3. Asa Gray
This picture of Asa Gray appeared in the Maysville Kentucky Evening Bulletin Feb. 1, 1888.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2016, by John Pence of Folly Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 12, 2016, by John Pence of Folly Beach, South Carolina.   2. submitted on July 29, 2016, by John Pence of Folly Beach, South Carolina.   3. submitted on July 13, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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