“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Ashe County, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Ashe County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Ashe County, NC (5) Alleghany County, NC (9) Watauga County, NC (74) Wilkes County, NC (59) Johnson County, TN (10) Grayson County, VA (30)  AsheCounty(5) Ashe County (5)  AlleghanyCounty(9) Alleghany County (9)  WataugaCounty(74) Watauga County (74)  WilkesCounty(59) Wilkes County (59)  JohnsonCountyTennessee(10) Johnson County (10)  GraysonCountyVirginia(30) Grayson County (30)
Jefferson is the county seat for Ashe County
Adjacent to Ashe County, North Carolina
      Alleghany County (9)  
      Watauga County (74)  
      Wilkes County (59)  
      Johnson County, Tennessee (10)  
      Grayson County, Virginia (30)  
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1 North Carolina, Ashe County, Grassy Creek — M 15 — North Carolina / Virginia
North Carolina. Colonized, 1585-87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c. 1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr. 12, 1776 Virginia. First permanent English colony in America, 1607, one of thirteen . . . Map (db m95737) HM
2 North Carolina, Ashe County, Jefferson — M-20 — Asa Gray
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
3 North Carolina, Ashe County, Peak Creek — M-28 — Ore Knob Mine
Copper mine operated intermittently, 1850s to 1962. Site of Ore Knob, boom mining town, incorporated 1875. Shafts 1 mile north.Map (db m104668) HM
4 North Carolina, Ashe County, Tobaccoville — Tobaccoville Barn
This barn was built on Old Richmond Creek in 1885 by W.W. (Billy) Doub. It was donated to the Village by Mr. W. G. (Jack) Doub on July 14, 1992 in honor of Tobaccoville's first Mayor, Henry Beck.Map (db m162114) HM
5 North Carolina, Ashe County, West Jefferson — Mt. Jefferson
Mount Jefferson looms high over the town of Jefferson for which it is named. It was formerly called Negro Mountain because run-away slaves supposedly hid out there while fleeing north. The summit and slopes of the mountain now make up Mount . . . Map (db m140555) HM
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May. 27, 2023