“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 Cullowhee, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Jackson 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> Jackson County, NC (26) Haywood County, NC (47) Macon County, NC (30) Swain County, NC (68) Transylvania County, NC (41) Rabun County, GA (14) Oconee County, SC (78)  JacksonCounty(26) Jackson County (26)  HaywoodCounty(47) Haywood County (47)  MaconCounty(30) Macon County (30)  SwainCounty(68) Swain County (68)  TransylvaniaCounty(41) Transylvania County (41)  RabunCountyGeorgia(14) Rabun County (14)  OconeeCountySouth Carolina(78) Oconee County (78)
Sylva is the county seat for Jackson County
Cullowhee is in Jackson County
      Jackson County (26)  
      Haywood County (47)  
      Macon County (30)  
      Swain County (68)  
      Transylvania County (41)  
      Rabun County, Georgia (14)  
      Oconee County, South Carolina (78)  
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1North Carolina (Jackson County), Cullowhee — Aunt Sally
The boyhood home of Dr. John R. Brinkley and his Aunt Sally. Her grave is on the hilltop across the river. She is remembered and loved for her ministrations to the sick of this community. In loving memory by her "little boy . . . Map (db m176818) HM
2North Carolina (Jackson County), Cullowhee — Q-52 — John R. Brinkley1885-1942
Medical maverick, radio and advertising pioneer, candidate for governor of Kansas. Boyhood home stood across the river.Map (db m176817) HM
3North Carolina (Jackson County), Cullowhee — Q 47 — Lewis J. Smith1843 ~ 1901
A founder & benefactor of Cullowhee Academy, forerunner of Western Carolina University. Lived 2 miles north.Map (db m198035) HM
4North Carolina (Jackson County), Cullowhee — Q 48 — Robert L. Madison1867 ~ 1954
Founder of Western Carolina University & its president, 1889~1912, & 1920~23. Lived 5 mi. N.Map (db m198038) HM
5North Carolina (Jackson County), Cullowhee — Q 38 — Western Carolina University
Established in 1889 as a private school. Has been a state supported institution since 1893.Map (db m198040) HM
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Sep. 30, 2022