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Mitchell County North Carolina Historical Markers
By Tom Bosse, June 21, 2015
Andre Michaux Marker
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
American botanist and Harvard professor. In July, 1841, investigated flora of this region. He visited Roan Mountain, 12 miles north. — — Map (db m84684) HM
(names) — — Map (db m84686) WM
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
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
Mica, feldspar, quartz deposits found in region 25 mi. long, 10 mi. wide. Commercial production of mica emerged 1850s. — — Map (db m44818) HM 6 markers matched your search criteria.