“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 Boone, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Watauga 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> Watauga County, NC (73) Ashe County, NC (5) Avery County, NC (11) Caldwell County, NC (12) Wilkes County, NC (58) Johnson County, TN (10)  WataugaCounty(73) Watauga County (73)  AsheCounty(5) Ashe County (5)  AveryCounty(11) Avery County (11)  CaldwellCounty(12) Caldwell County (12)  WilkesCounty(58) Wilkes County (58)  JohnsonCountyTennessee(10) Johnson County (10)
Boone is the county seat for Watauga County
Boone is in Watauga County
      Watauga County (73)  
      Ashe County (5)  
      Avery County (11)  
      Caldwell County (12)  
      Wilkes County (58)  
      Johnson County, Tennessee (10)  
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1North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — 1940 Flood Ends Boone Train Service
In mid-August 1940, a hurricane stalled over western North Carolina, drenching parts of Watauga County with more than 13 inches of rain in the span of three days. Ensuing floods in the county on August 13 caused more than 2,000 . . . Map (db m210481) HM
2North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — N-23 — Appalachian State University
Est. 1899 as Watauga Academy by B.B. and D.D. Dougherty. A campus of The University of North Carolina since 1972.Map (db m20377) HM
3North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — Daniel Boone Park
This 36˝ acre tract of land was purchased in 1957 by the Town of Boone from James B. and Carrie W. Winkler with the stipulation it be used only for recreation, education, and historical purposes. ~ The Park includes ~ • An amphitheater for “Horn . . . Map (db m210493) HM
4North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — N-51 — Ginseng Trade
Native root valued in China for medicinal uses; long collected by locals. Wilcox Drug (est. 1900), among its exporters, operated 175 yds. SE.Map (db m95294) HM
5North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — Historic Black CemeteryTown of Boone
This is the site of the Black cemetery which began as a burial ground for slaves of local landowner and storekeeper Jordan Councill. Since 1956, most members of the local Black community have been buried at Clarissa Hill Cemetery, west of the town. . . . Map (db m210482) HM
6North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — Jones House
Welcome to the Jones House Cultural and Community Center National Register of Historic Places Built in 1908Map (db m210479) HM
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7North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — Preserving the Past for the Future
The Daniel Boone amphitheater at the end of the paved pathway to your night was built in 1952, home to the historic play “Horn in the West.” Kermit Hunter wrote this legacy outdoor drama, portraying events and battles of the Southern Campaign of the . . . Map (db m210495) HM
8North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — N-48 — Stanley Harris1882 - 1976
Boy Scouts of America leader. Founded Scouts' Interracial Service in 1926. Lived 100 yds. N.Map (db m43356) HM
9North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — N-12 — Stoneman's Raid
On a raid through western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman's U.S. Cavalry Fought a skirmish with the Home Guard at Boone, March 28, 1865.Map (db m20352) HM
10North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — The Junaluska Community
The Junaluska community is one of the oldest, intact communities of color in western North Carolina. Beginning with a small, mixed-race population of free and enslaved individuals who settled and farmed the hillside between Boone and Howard's . . . Map (db m210480) HM
11North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — United States Post OfficeBoone, North Carolina
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior 1938Map (db m134643) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022