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Ashe County North Carolina Historical Markers
By John Pence, July 28, 2016
North Carolina / Virginia Marker
Colonized, 1585-87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c. 1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr. 12, 1776
First permanent English . . . — — Map (db m95737) HM
American botanist and Harvard professor. In July 1841, investigated the region's flora. Headquarters was in house that stood 50 yds. N. — — Map (db m95736) HM
Copper mine operated intermittently, 1850s to 1962. Site of Ore Knob, boom mining town, incorporated 1875. Shafts 1 mile north. — — Map (db m104668) HM 3 markers matched your search criteria.
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