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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 28, 2009
Carriage Roads Marker
North Carolina (Watauga County), Blowing Rock — Carriage Roads — Moses H. Cone Memorial Park Carriage Roads and Trails
Flat Top Manor, once the home of textile magnate Moses H. Cone and his family, presides over the former Cone Estate—3,600 acres of forests, meadows and rolling farmlands. Moses Cone, whose hobbies included road-building and cultivating . . . — Map (db m20349) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Blowing Rock — Carriage Roads — Moses H. Cone Memorial Park Carriage Roads and Trails
Flat Top Manor, once the home of textile magnate Moses H. Cone and his family, presides over the former Cone Estate—3,600 acres of forests, meadows and rolling farmlands. Moses Cone, whose hobbies included road-building and cultivating . . . — Map (db m98708) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Blowing Rock — Daniel Boone Trail Marker — #26
Donated to the Town of Blowing Rock in loving memory of two brothers and Blowing Rock's sons, Paul and Glenn Coffey by the Coffey Family This monument was erected two blocks north of this site on September 1, 1927. Mr. Thomas H. Coffey . . . — Map (db m43883) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Blowing Rock — N-25 — Elliott Daingerfield — 1859-1932
Artist, teacher, author. His paintings hang in the National Gallery, Metropolitan Museum, and other galleries. His home is here. — Map (db m43354) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Blowing Rock — N 10 — Stoneman's Raid
On a Raid through Western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman's U.S. Cavalry Passed through Blowing Rock March 28, 1865 — Map (db m20378) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Blowing Rock — N 10 — Stoneman's Raid
On a raid across western N.C. Gen. A.C. Gillem led part of Stoneman's U.S. cavalry through this vicinity, March 28, 1865. — Map (db m95303) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Blowing Rock — The Blowing Rock
This 250 million year old cliff formation is North Carolina's oldest travel attraction. Located at 4,000 feet above sea level, The Blowing Rock is the town's namesake. The phenomenon is so called because the rocky walls of the gorge form a . . . — Map (db m43674) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Blowing Rock — Watauga Hotel Cottage — ca. 1888
Originally constructed as one of several cottages located on the Watauga Hotel property, the building contained two small rental units. This structure is the last remaining example of the group of cottages. Acquired in 1939 by the town, the hotel . . . — Map (db m104693) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — N 23 — Appalachian State University
Est. 1899 as Watauga Academy by B.B. and D.D. Dougherty. A campus of The University of North Carolina since 1972. — Map (db m20377) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — N-51 — Ginseng Trade
Native root valued in China for medicinal uses; long collected by locals. Wilcox Drug (est. 1900), among its exporters, operated 175 yds. SE. — Map (db m95294) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — N-48 — Stanley Harris — 1882 - 1976
Boy Scouts of America leader. Founded Scouts’ Interracial Service in 1926. Lived 100 yds. N. — Map (db m43356) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Boone — N 12 — Stoneman's Raid
On a raid through western North Carolina Gen. Stoneman's U.S. Cavalry Fought a skirmish with the Home Guard at Boone, March 28, 1865. — Map (db m20352) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Deep Gap — N-33 — Stoneman's Raid
On a raid through western North Carolina Federal forces inder Gen. George Stoneman erected a palisaded fort here in April 1865. — Map (db m74935) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Grandfather Mountain — N 22 — Andre Michaux
French botanist, pioneer in studying flora of western North Carolina, visited Grandfather Mountain, August, 1794. — Map (db m20372) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Grandfather Mountain — N 18 — Asa Gray
American botanist and Harvard professor. In July,1841, investigated flora of this region. He visited Grandfather Mountain. — Map (db m20371) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Sugar Grove — Camp Mast — Watauga County Home Guard
In July 1863, Gov. Zebulon B. Vance created the Home Guard to protect communities and capture deserters, Unionists, and bushwhackers. The Guard was made up of men not liable for conscription because of age, health, and other reasons. Capt. Harvey . . . — Map (db m100748) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Sugar Grove — Cove Creek High School
This Property Was Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places June 18, 1998 By The United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m100750) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Sugar Grove — Military Veterans of Western Watauga County
. . . — Map (db m100751) WM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Valle Crucis — N-9 — Valle Crucis Episcopal Mission
Established in 1842 by Bishop Levi S. Ives. Reorganized in 1895 by Bishop J. B. Cheshire. — Map (db m98513) HM

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