“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Jackson County North Carolina Historical Markers

Wade Hampton Marker image, Touch for more information
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 19, 2009
Wade Hampton Marker
North Carolina (Jackson County), Cashiers — Q 1 — Wade Hampton
Confederate General; Governor of S.C.,1875- 79; U.S. Senator. His Summer Home, "High Hampton", Stood 1 1/3 Miles Southeast. — Map (db m20982) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Cashiers — Zachary-Tolbert HouseA Family Divided
The Zachary family of Cashiers symbolizes the divided loyalties of western North Carolinians. The builder of this house, Mordecai Zachery, had strong ties to the Confederacy, as did others in the area. Confederate Gen. Wade Hampton sent his family . . . — Map (db m75476) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Cherokee Indian Reservation — William Holland Thomas — 1805-1893 —
Businessman, planter and author Agent and attorney for the Eastern Cherokees Member of the North Carolina State Senate and Chairman of its Committee on Internal Improvements Early railroad builder in western North Carolina Builder of . . . — Map (db m17930) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Sylva — Q 59 — Dan K. Moore1906-1986
Governor, 1965-69; held posts on superior & state Supreme courts. Set up initial Court of Appeals, 1967. Lived 1/10 mi. SE. — Map (db m129226) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Sylva — Q-51 — Gertrude Dills McKee1885 - 1948
First woman elected to N.C. Senate, 1930. Civic leader and clubwoman. Home was 50 yds, west. — Map (db m12697) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Sylva — Jackson County War Monument
This Monument is to Honor all the Men & Women of Jackson County who served Honorably. In the Armed Forces of the United States and in Memory of those who gave their lives for their Country — Map (db m20256) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Sylva — Q 42 — Rutherford Trace
The expedition led by Gen. Griffith Rutherford against the Cherokee, Sept., 1776, passed near-by along Savannah Creek. — Map (db m80209) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Sylva — Site of First Jackson County North Carolina Courts
Site of Daniel Bryson Sr. and Artic Virginia Dillard Brysons' home, where on March 21, 1853 the first court of Jackson County, N.C. was held, and on March 23, 1853 the county government was formed-the structure was razed in 1956 — Map (db m12701) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Sylva — To our Valiant FathersTo our Heroic Mothers
To our Valiant Fathers: - Champions of Reconciliation with Justice,of Union Manhood,of Peace with Honor;they fought with Faithfulness,and suffered in silence. To our Heroic Mothers:- spartan in Devotion,Teuton in Sacrifice,in Patience Superior . . . — Map (db m12931) HM

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May. 31, 2020