“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 Hiddenite, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Alexander 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> Alexander County, NC (10) Caldwell County, NC (13) Catawba County, NC (114) Iredell County, NC (41) Wilkes County, NC (60)  AlexanderCounty(10) Alexander County (10)  CaldwellCounty(13) Caldwell County (13)  CatawbaCounty(114) Catawba County (114)  IredellCounty(41) Iredell County (41)  WilkesCounty(60) Wilkes County (60)
Taylorsville is the county seat for Alexander County
Hiddenite is in Alexander County
      Alexander County (10)  
      Caldwell County (13)  
      Catawba County (114)  
      Iredell County (41)  
      Wilkes County (60)  
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1 North Carolina, Alexander County, Hiddenite — 111 — “Diamond Jim” — Legends & Lore —
In 1914 James Paul Lucas, diamond trader, eccentric, and world traveler, settled at this mansion and kept his collection of curiosities.Map (db m210424) HM
2 North Carolina, Alexander County, Hiddenite — M-32 — Brantley York
Noted educator and minister. Founded York Collegiate Institute & numerous academies. Professor at Rutherford College. Grave 5mi. N.Map (db m156756) HM
3 North Carolina, Alexander County, Hiddenite — M-29 — Hiddenite
A gem found only in N.C., named for W.E. Hidden, mineralogist of N.Y., who prospected in this area about 1880. Mines were nearby.Map (db m156754) HM
4 North Carolina, Alexander County, Hiddenite — 217 — The Lucas Mansion
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m210423) HM
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Jul. 21, 2024