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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Highlands
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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|French botanist. First visit to North Carolina to study flora was June, 1787, when he traversed the Highlands Plateau. — — Map (db m75475) HM|
|In 1540 an expedition of Spaniards led by
De Soto, first Europeans to explore this
area, passed near here. — — Map (db m20979) HM|
|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|
|Physician; innovator in treatment of tuberculosis. Served in Europe, WWI; operated a sanatorium here, 1908-1918. — — Map (db m156270) HM|
|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|
In Honor of
Samuel T. Kelsey
who planned and founded
the Town of
in the year
A True Pioneer in the Wilderness — — Map (db m20981) HM|
|Botanist and educator.
Pioneer in the study of
flora, southeastern U.S.
Highlands his base after
1886; taught here. — — Map (db m20980) HM|