Burnsville exemplified western North Carolinians’ divided loyalties. Yancey County was evenly split on the secession issue. In January 1861, secession advocates in the town square burned an effigy of Cong. Zebulon B. Vance, who advised caution in . . . — — Map (db m77455) HM
North Carolina. Colonized, 1585-87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c. 1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr. 12, 1776.
Tennessee. Settled before 1770 by North Carolina-Virginia pioneers. Ceded . . . — — Map (db m44804) HM
Here served members of Companies 413 and 2410 at Camp SP-2 of the Civilian Conservation Corps (1933-1942) that magnificent Army of Youth and Peace which put into action the awakening of the people to the facts of conservation and recreation. May, . . . — — Map (db m108614) HM
born in Onslow County
Died at Portsmouth
North Carolina's foremost son
in the War of 1812-15.
For him, this town is named.
He guarded well our seas,
let . . . — — Map (db m77453) HM WM
in hope of a blessed resurrection
the body of the
Rev. Elisha Mitchell, D.D.
who after being for
thirty-nine years a professor in the
University of North Carolina
lost his life in the scientific
exploration of the . . . — — Map (db m126861) HM
This memorial dedicated
in honor of all who served
in defense of our country
World War I
Pvt Don Anglin
22 Apr 1887 25 Dec 1918
Pvt Travis W Robinson
31 Aug 1895 23 Oct 1918
Iss D Renfro
18 Oct 1918
Afghanistan . . . — — Map (db m107368) WM