“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Highlands

Clickable Map of Macon 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> Macon County, NC (21) Cherokee County, NC (22) Clay County, NC (6) Graham County, NC (9) Jackson County, NC (9) Swain County, NC (62) Rabun County, GA (13) Oconee County, SC (63)  MaconCounty(21) Macon County (21)  CherokeeCounty(22) Cherokee County (22)  ClayCounty(6) Clay County (6)  GrahamCounty(9) Graham County (9)  JacksonCounty(9) Jackson County (9)  SwainCounty(62) Swain County (62)  RabunCountyGeorgia(13) Rabun County (13)  OconeeCountySouth Carolina(63) Oconee County (63)
Highlands, North Carolina and Vicinity
    Macon County (21)
    Cherokee County (22)
    Clay County (6)
    Graham County (9)
    Jackson County (9)
    Swain County (62)
    Rabun County, Georgia (13)
    Oconee County, South Carolina (63)
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1North 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
2North 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
3North 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
4North 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
5North 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
6North 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 Wilderness — Map (db m20981) HM
7North 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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Dec. 2, 2020