“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 Chimney Rock, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Rutherford 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> Rutherford County, NC (38) Buncombe County, NC (137) Burke County, NC (30) Cleveland County, NC (29) Henderson County, NC (78) McDowell County, NC (21) Polk County, NC (24) Cherokee County, SC (85) Spartanburg County, SC (128)  RutherfordCounty(38) Rutherford County (38)  BuncombeCounty(137) Buncombe County (137)  BurkeCounty(30) Burke County (30)  ClevelandCounty(29) Cleveland County (29)  HendersonCounty(78) Henderson County (78)  McDowellCounty(21) McDowell County (21)  PolkCounty(24) Polk County (24)  CherokeeCountySouth Carolina(85) Cherokee County (85)  SpartanburgCounty(128) Spartanburg County (128)
Rutherfordton is the county seat for Rutherford County
Chimney Rock is in Rutherford County
      Rutherford County (38)  
      Buncombe County (137)  
      Burke County (30)  
      Cleveland County (29)  
      Henderson County (78)  
      McDowell County (21)  
      Polk County (24)  
      Cherokee County, South Carolina (85)  
      Spartanburg County, South Carolina (128)  
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1North Carolina (Rutherford County), Chimney Rock — Barbara T. Meliski ParkA Gathering Place
This park is dedicated to Barbara T. Meliski who served on Chimney Rock Village Council as Mayor Pro Temp from the date of incorporation in July 1991 until 2005, and as Mayor from 2005 until her retirement from office in November 2015. A passionate . . . Map (db m92054) HM
2North Carolina (Rutherford County), Chimney Rock — Chimney Rock
St. Louis physician Lucius B. Morse discovered the rugged beauty of Hickory Nut Gorge on his first visit in 1900. Intrigued by the towering Chimney Rock, he envisioned making this area accessible to the world while preserving its natural beauty. . . . Map (db m209822) HM
3North Carolina (Rutherford County), Chimney Rock — O-82 — Chimney Rock
Granite monolith. Site acquired by Lucius Morse in 1902. Developed into tourist attraction. State park, 2007. One mi. S.Map (db m81486) HM
4North Carolina (Rutherford County), Chimney Rock — Hickory Nut GorgeFrom Raiders to Pursuers — Stoneman's Raid —
(Preface): On March 24, 1865, Union Gen. George Stoneman led 6,000 cavalrymen from Tennessee into southwestern Virginia and western North Carolina to disrupt the Confederate supply line by destroying sections of the Virginia and Tennessee . . . Map (db m12890) HM
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Dec. 6, 2022