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Mitchell County North Carolina Historical Markers

 
Andre Michaux Marker image, Touch for more information
By Tom Bosse, June 21, 2015
Andre Michaux Marker
North Carolina (Mitchell County), Bakersville — N 20 — Andre Michaux
French botanist, pioneer in studying flora of western North Carolina, visited Roan Mountain, 12 miles north, August 16, 1794, & May 6, 1795. — Map (db m84685) HM
North Carolina (Mitchell County), Bakersville — N 19 — Asa Gray
American botanist and Harvard professor. In July, 1841, investigated flora of this region. He visited Roan Mountain, 12 miles north. — Map (db m84684) HM
North Carolina (Mitchell County), Bakersville — Honoring Mitchell County's Confederate Dead
(names) — Map (db m84686) WM
North Carolina (Mitchell County), Bakersville — N 46 — Penland School
Founded 1929 by Lucy Morgan (1889-1981) to promote traditional crafts including pottery, metal-working, and weaving. Campus 1 mile S.W. — Map (db m79446) HM
North Carolina (Mitchell County), Spruce Pine — Gillespie Gap
On Friday, September 29, 1780, a large part of the American Army passed this spot, under command of Colonels William Campbell, Isaac Shelby and John Sevier. On their march to the battle of King's Mountain, where the British and Tory forces, . . . — Map (db m108611) HM WM
North Carolina (Mitchell County), Spruce Pine — N-45 — Spruce Pine Mining District
Mica, feldspar, quartz deposits found in region 25 mi. long, 10 mi. wide. Commercial production of mica emerged 1850s. — Map (db m44818) HM

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