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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bakersville, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Mitchell County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Mitchell County, NC (10) Avery County, NC (18) McDowell County, NC (26) Yancey County, NC (12) Carter County, TN (57) Unicoi County, TN (8)  MitchellCounty(10) Mitchell County (10)  AveryCounty(18) Avery County (18)  McDowellCounty(26) McDowell County (26)  YanceyCounty(12) Yancey County (12)  CarterCountyTennessee(57) Carter County (57)  UnicoiCounty(8) Unicoi County (8)
Bakersville is the county seat for Mitchell County
Bakersville is in Mitchell County
      Mitchell County (10)  
ADJACENT TO MITCHELL COUNTY
      Avery County (18)  
      McDowell County (26)  
      Yancey County (12)  
      Carter County, Tennessee (57)  
      Unicoi County, Tennessee (8)  
 
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1 North Carolina, Mitchell County, Bakersville — N-20 — André Michaux
French botanist, pioneer in studying flora of western North Carolina, visited Roan Mountain, 12 miles north, August 16, 1794, & May 6, 1795.Map (db m84685) HM
2 North Carolina, Mitchell County, Bakersville — N-19 — Asa Gray
American botanist and Harvard professor. In July, 1841, investigated flora of this region. He visited Roan Mountain, 12 miles north.Map (db m84684) HM
3 North Carolina, Mitchell County, Bakersville — Honoring Mitchell County's Confederate Dead
(names)Map (db m84686) WM
4 North Carolina, Mitchell County, Bakersville — N-46 — Penland School
Founded 1929 by Lucy Morgan (1889-1981) to promote traditional crafts including pottery, metal-working, and weaving. Campus 1 mile S.W.Map (db m79446) HM
5 North Carolina, Mitchell County, Bakersville — N-7 — Sink Hole Mine
Among oldest of area mica mines. Evidence indicates it was first worked by Indians. Remains 4 mi. S. W.Map (db m234264) HM
 
 
 
 
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Apr. 21, 2024