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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, July 19, 2009
Wade Hampton Marker
North Carolina (Jackson County), Cashiers — Q 1 — Wade Hampton
On Route 64 at Route 107 on Route 64.
Confederate General; Governor of S.C.,1875- 79; U.S. Senator. His Summer Home, "High Hampton", Stood 1 1/3 Miles Southeast. — Map (db m20982) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Cashiers — Zachary-Tolbert House A Family Divided
Near State Highway 107 0.2 miles south of Whiteside Cove Road (County Route 1107), on the right when traveling south.
The Zachary family of Cashiers symbolizes the divided loyalties of western North Carolinians. The builder of this house, Mordecai Zachery, had strong ties to the Confederacy, as did others in the area. Confederate Gen. Wade Hampton sent his family . . . — Map (db m75476) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Cherokee Indian Reservation — William Holland Thomas 1805-1893 —
On U.S. 441 at Campground Cemetery Road on U.S. 441.
Businessman, planter and author Agent and attorney for the Eastern Cherokees Member of the North Carolina State Senate and Chairman of its Committee on Internal Improvements Early railroad builder in western North Carolina Builder of . . . — Map (db m17930) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Sylva — Q 59 — Dan K. Moore 1906-1986
On West Main Street (U.S. Bus 23) just west of Dillsboro Road, on the right when traveling east.
Governor, 1965-69; held posts on superior & state Supreme courts. Set up initial Court of Appeals, 1967. Lived 1/10 mi. SE. — Map (db m129226) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Sylva — Q-51 — Gertrude Dills McKee 1885 - 1948
On West Main Street (State Highway 23) at Landis Street on West Main Street.
First woman elected to N.C. Senate, 1930. Civic leader and clubwoman. Home was 50 yds, west. — Map (db m12697) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Sylva — Jackson County War Monument
On Fair Street.
This Monument is to Honor all the Men & Women of Jackson County who served Honorably. In the Armed Forces of the United States and in Memory of those who gave their lives for their Country — Map (db m20256) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Sylva — Q 42 — Rutherford Trace
On U.S. 23/441 north of Greens Creek Road (County Route 1370), on the right when traveling north.
The expedition led by Gen. Griffith Rutherford against the Cherokee, Sept., 1776, passed near-by along Savannah Creek. — Map (db m80209) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Sylva — Site of First Jackson County North Carolina Courts
On Great Smokey Mountain Expy (State Highway 74) at Ferguson Road on Great Smokey Mountain Expy.
Site of Daniel Bryson Sr. and Artic Virginia Dillard Brysons' home, where on March 21, 1853 the first court of Jackson County, N.C. was held, and on March 23, 1853 the county government was formed-the structure was razed in 1956 — Map (db m12701) HM
North Carolina (Jackson County), Sylva — To our Valiant Fathers To our Heroic Mothers
On Savannah Drive (State Highway 1356).
To our Valiant Fathers: - Champions of Reconciliation with Justice,of Union Manhood,of Peace with Honor;they fought with Faithfulness,and suffered in silence. To our Heroic Mothers:- spartan in Devotion,Teuton in Sacrifice,in Patience Superior . . . — Map (db m12931) HM

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