“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 Canton, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Haywood 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> Haywood County, NC (47) Buncombe County, NC (110) Henderson County, NC (78) Jackson County, NC (26) Madison County, NC (21) Swain County, NC (68) Transylvania County, NC (41) Cocke County, TN (15) Sevier County, TN (106)  HaywoodCounty(47) Haywood County (47)  BuncombeCounty(110) Buncombe County (110)  HendersonCounty(78) Henderson County (78)  JacksonCounty(26) Jackson County (26)  MadisonCounty(21) Madison County (21)  SwainCounty(68) Swain County (68)  TransylvaniaCounty(41) Transylvania County (41)  CockeCountyTennessee(15) Cocke County (15)  SevierCounty(106) Sevier County (106)
Waynesville is the county seat for Haywood County
Canton is in Haywood County
      Haywood County (47)  
      Buncombe County (110)  
      Henderson County (78)  
      Jackson County (26)  
      Madison County (21)  
      Swain County (68)  
      Transylvania County (41)  
      Cocke County, Tennessee (15)  
      Sevier County, Tennessee (106)  
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1North Carolina (Haywood County), Canton — P-81 — Arnold Guyot1807~1884
Geographer who measured elevation at sites in western N.C., 1856~1860, including Hominy Creek Gap near here & Mt. Guyot, 25 mi. N.W.Map (db m198719) HM
2North Carolina (Haywood County), Canton — Cradle of Forestry
Nestled in the valley below is the Cradle of Forestry in America, the birthplace of science-based forest management and a living legacy made possible by George and Edith Vanderbilt of the nearby Biltmore Estate. Some 87,000 acres of the Vanderbilt's . . . Map (db m123232) HM
3North Carolina (Haywood County), Canton — P 83 — Garden Creek
Cherokee villages and mounds 1/3 mile west a key site for archaeologists. Occupied from 8000 B.C. to 1600s A.D.Map (db m75502) HM
4North Carolina (Haywood County), Canton — Haywood County World War II Monument
This Monument is Dedicated to the Men and Women of Haywood County who served during World War II and to those who gave their lives in defense of our country. A nearby stone marker lists local World War II Congressional Medal of Honor . . . Map (db m19948) HM
5North Carolina (Haywood County), Canton — Locust Field CemeteryConfederate Rendezvous
The first Locust Old Fields Baptist Church was established here in 1803. It was among the first churches established west of Asheville. Although the original building no longer stands, it served the small community here for many years as a house of . . . Map (db m75504) HM
6North Carolina (Haywood County), Canton — P-19 — Morning Star Church
Organized by German Lutherans about 1825; Methodist since 1866. Is 2½ miles south.Map (db m17098) HM
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7North Carolina (Haywood County), Canton — P-40 — Rutherford Trace
The expedition led by Gen. Griffith Rutherford against the Cherokee, Sept. 1776, passed near-by along Hominy Creek.Map (db m17096) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022