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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Flat Rock, North Carolina
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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|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|
|Secretary of the treasury of the Confederacy. from Charleston. Native of Germany. Summer home and grave nearby. — — Map (db m12379) HM|
|"Poet of the People," Lincoln biographer, & Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Lived, 1945-67, at "Connemara," 1/3 mi. W. — — Map (db m156451) HM|
|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|
|Landmark for Indians and white settlers of this area, lies nearby . Town of Flat Rock named for this natural formation. — — Map (db m12382) HM|
|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|
|"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|
|"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|
|Episcopal Church, built 1833-34 as a private chapel. Given to Diocese of North Carolina, 1836. Enlarged in 1852. — — Map (db m12381) HM|