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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Flat Rock, North Carolina

 
Clickable Map of Henderson County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Henderson County, NC (74) Buncombe County, NC (90) Haywood County, NC (35) Polk County, NC (24) Rutherford County, NC (32) Transylvania County, NC (36) Greenville County, SC (308)  HendersonCounty(74) Henderson County (74)  BuncombeCounty(90) Buncombe County (90)  HaywoodCounty(35) Haywood County (35)  PolkCounty(24) Polk County (24)  RutherfordCounty(32) Rutherford County (32)  TransylvaniaCounty(36) Transylvania County (36)  GreenvilleCountySouth Carolina(308) Greenville County (308)
Location of Flat Rock, North Carolina
    Henderson County (74)
    Buncombe County (90)
    Haywood County (35)
    Polk County (24)
    Rutherford County (32)
    Transylvania County (36)
    Greenville County, South Carolina (308)
 
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1North Carolina (Henderson County), Flat Rock — A Home for Champions
Many visitors to this barn had little idea that a world-famous writer lived nearby, for they had come here to find out about raising dairy goats. Internationally known for breeding world-record milk producers, Mrs. Sandburg managed a herd of over . . . — Map (db m12463) HM
2North Carolina (Henderson County), Flat Rock — P4 — C.G. Memminger
Secretary of the treasury of the Confederacy. from Charleston. Native of Germany. Summer home and grave nearby. — Map (db m12379) HM
3North Carolina (Henderson County), Flat Rock — P-75 — Carl Sandburg1876 ~ 1967
"Poet of the People," Lincoln biographer, & Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Lived, 1945-67, at "Connemara," 1/3 mi. W. — Map (db m156451) HM
4North Carolina (Henderson County), Flat Rock — ConnemaraCarl Sandburg Farm
Has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1955 This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States U.S. . . . — Map (db m12466) HM
5North Carolina (Henderson County), Flat Rock — P 45 — Flat Rock
Landmark for Indians and white settlers of this area, lies nearby . Town of Flat Rock named for this natural formation. — Map (db m12382) HM
6North Carolina (Henderson County), Flat Rock — P 52 — George A. Trenholm
Confederate Secretary of Treasury, 1864-65; S.C. legislator; cotton broker and financier. Summer home "Solitude" stands 1/2 mile east. — Map (db m12417) HM
7North Carolina (Henderson County), Flat Rock — Glassy Mountain Trails
"We found that our land goes up... to the very top of Big Glassy Mountain---at least a mile of real climbing from the house. The timber seems endless....The hills will be white with dogwood blossoms in spring." Lilian Sandburg 1945 Glassy . . . — Map (db m12468) HM
8North Carolina (Henderson County), Flat Rock — Outdoor Inspiration
"It is necessary now and then for a man to go away by himself and experience loneliness; to sit on a rock in the forest and to ask of himself, 'Who am I, and where have I been, and where am I going?" Carl Sandburg Throughout . . . — Map (db m12461) HM
9North Carolina (Henderson County), Flat Rock — P 31 — St. John in the Wilderness
Episcopal Church, built 1833-34 as a private chapel. Given to Diocese of North Carolina, 1836. Enlarged in 1852. — Map (db m12381) HM
 
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