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Black Mountain, North Carolina Historical Markers

 
André Michaux Marker, looking east along State Street image, Touch for more information
By Mike Stroud, May 19, 2012
André Michaux Marker, looking east along State Street
North Carolina (Buncombe County), Black Mountain — P-21 — André Michaux
French botanist, pioneer in studying flora of western North Carolina, visited Black Mountains, August, 1794. — Map (db m56096) HM
North Carolina (Buncombe County), Black Mountain — P-64 — Black Mountain College
Est. in 1933; closed 1956. Experimental school with emphasis on fine arts & progressive education. Campus was 3 mi. NW. — Map (db m56119) HM
North Carolina (Buncombe County), Black Mountain — P-93 — Geodesic Domes
Prototype domes built nearby in 1948 & 1949 by Buckminster Fuller while he taught at Black Mountain College. — Map (db m97525) HM
North Carolina (Buncombe County), Black Mountain — P-84 — Montreat College
Presbyterian. Opened in 1916 as Montreat Normal School. First president was Robert C. Anderson. Campus is 2 miles N. — Map (db m97530) HM
North Carolina (Buncombe County), Black Mountain — P-72 — Mount Mitchell Railroad
Opened Black Mountains to logging and tourism. Built, 1911-1914. Ran from point nearby to Camp Alice, 21 mi. NE. — Map (db m56700) HM

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