“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 Elk Park, 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 (11) Burke County, NC (21) Caldwell County, NC (8) McDowell County, NC (18) Mitchell County, NC (8) Watauga County, NC (25) Carter County, TN (56) Johnson County, TN (8)  AveryCounty(11) Avery County (11)  BurkeCounty(21) Burke County (21)  CaldwellCounty(8) Caldwell County (8)  McDowellCounty(18) McDowell County (18)  MitchellCounty(8) Mitchell County (8)  WataugaCounty(25) Watauga County (25)  CarterCountyTennessee(56) Carter County (56)  JohnsonCounty(8) Johnson County (8)
Newland is the county seat for Avery County
Elk Park is in Avery County
      Avery County (11)  
      Burke County (21)  
      Caldwell County (8)  
      McDowell County (18)  
      Mitchell County (8)  
      Watauga County (25)  
      Carter County, Tennessee (56)  
      Johnson County, Tennessee (8)  
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1North Carolina (Avery County), Elk Park — Cranberry Iron MineIron for the Confederacy
During the Civil War, natural resources such as salt, lead, and iron were highly prized commodities in the Confederacy. The government relied especially on small rural ironworks to manufacture cannons, swords, and firearms. Ruben White first mined . . . Map (db m77479) HM
2North Carolina (Avery County), Elk Park — N-6 — Cranberry Mines
Iron ore deposits near here were mined from ca. 1826 until 1930. Supplied iron to the Confederacy.Map (db m44969) HM
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Sep. 28, 2022