“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 Banner Elk, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Avery 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> Avery County, NC (18) Burke County, NC (36) Caldwell County, NC (13) McDowell County, NC (26) Mitchell County, NC (10) Watauga County, NC (101) Carter County, TN (57) Johnson County, TN (11)  AveryCounty(18) Avery County (18)  BurkeCounty(36) Burke County (36)  CaldwellCounty(13) Caldwell County (13)  McDowellCounty(26) McDowell County (26)  MitchellCounty(10) Mitchell County (10)  WataugaCounty(101) Watauga County (101)  CarterCountyTennessee(57) Carter County (57)  JohnsonCounty(11) Johnson County (11)
Newland is the county seat for Avery County
Banner Elk is in Avery County
      Avery County (18)  
      Burke County (36)  
      Caldwell County (13)  
      McDowell County (26)  
      Mitchell County (10)  
      Watauga County (101)  
      Carter County, Tennessee (57)  
      Johnson County, Tennessee (11)  
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1 North Carolina, Avery County, Banner Elk — Banner ElkUnionist Haven
In 1860 Banner Elk was a small community in the mountains of Watauga County (present-day Avery County). Then called Banner’s Elk, it was named for the local Banner family and the Elk River. During the last years of the Civil War, an organized system . . . Map (db m77533) HM
2 North Carolina, Avery County, Banner Elk — N-43 — Lees-McRae College
Presbyterian. Founded in 1900 by Edgar Tufts. Named for teacher Elizabeth McRae & benefactor Mrs. S. P. Lees. Senior college since 1988.Map (db m98511) HM
3 North Carolina, Avery County, Banner Elk — N-36 — Shepherd M. Dugger
Author of The Balsam Groves of the Grandfather Mountain, 1892; educator and humorist. Grave one block south.Map (db m77549) HM
4 North Carolina, Watauga County, Banner Elk — The Mast Farm Inn
The Mast Farm dates from the late 1700s, when Joseph Mast traveled from his birth place of Randolph County, North Carolina to the mountains. Joseph is said to have traded his rifle, his dog, and a pair of leggings for 1,000 acres of fertile Watauga . . . Map (db m210472) HM
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Feb. 29, 2024