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Historical Markers in Highlands, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Jackson County, NC (16) Haywood County, NC (46) Macon County, NC (29) Swain County, NC (67) Transylvania County, NC (41) Rabun County, GA (14) Oconee County, SC (72)  JacksonCounty(16) Jackson County (16)  HaywoodCounty(46) Haywood County (46)  MaconCounty(29) Macon County (29)  SwainCounty(67) Swain County (67)  TransylvaniaCounty(41) Transylvania County (41)  RabunCountyGeorgia(14) Rabun County (14)  OconeeCountySouth Carolina(72) Oconee County (72)
Highlands is in Jackson County
      Jackson County (16)  
      Haywood County (46)  
      Macon County (29)  
      Swain County (67)  
      Transylvania County (41)  
      Rabun County, Georgia (14)  
      Oconee County, South Carolina (72)  
 
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1North Carolina (Jackson County), Highlands — Grimshawes
Smallest U.S. post office occupied this bldg. 1878-1953 Captions (clockwise from top left) • Thomas Bumgarner, son of Reverend Frank and Molina Bumgarner, filling out a money order at Grimshawe's Post Office. Thomas served in the . . . Map (db m187465) HM
2North Carolina (Macon County), Highlands — Q-17 — André Michaux
French botanist. First visit to North Carolina to study flora was June, 1787, when he traversed the Highlands Plateau.Map (db m75475) HM
3North Carolina (Macon County), Highlands — Q-17 — De Soto
In 1540 an expedition of Spaniards led by De Soto, first Europeans to explore this area, passed near here.Map (db m20979) HM
4North Carolina (Macon County), Highlands — 237 — Elizabeth Wright Prince House
Elizabeth Wright Prince House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017 by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m156268) HM
5North Carolina (Macon County), Highlands — Q-60 — Mary Lapham1860~1936
Physician; innovator in treatment of tuberculosis. Served in Europe, WWI; operated a sanatorium here, 1908-1918.Map (db m156270) HM
6North Carolina (Macon County), Highlands — 49 — Moccasin WarLegends & Lore
Moonshiners from Georgia laid siege to Highlands near here in 1885 to free arrested men. War ended peacefully with a threat and a prayer.Map (db m156232) HM
7North Carolina (Macon County), Highlands — Samuel T. Kelsey
In Honor of Samuel T. Kelsey who planned and founded the Town of Highlands in the year 1875 A True Pioneer in the WildernessMap (db m20981) HM
8North Carolina (Macon County), Highlands — The Episcopal Church of the Incarnation
Consecrated 1896 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1996Map (db m187472) HM
9North Carolina (Macon County), Highlands — The Old Edwards Inn
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1878Map (db m187469) HM
10North Carolina (Macon County), Highlands — Q-55 — Thomas Harbison1862 - 1936
Botanist and educator. Pioneer in the study of flora, southeastern U.S. Highlands his base after 1886; taught here.Map (db m20980) HM
 
 
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