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In Loving MemoryEdgar Wilson Nye"Bill Nye"American Humorist and Friend Born in Shirley, Maine August 25, 1850Died At "Buck Shoals" near this spot February 22, 1898Admitted to the Bar 1876He belonged to the Masonic FraternityA member of Calvary …
1850 - 1896American HumoristI will turn their mourning into Joy and will Comfort them and make the rejoice from their sorrow. ? ? Jeremiah 34:13
In loving memory ofRobert E. Leeand to mark the route of theDixie Highway"The shaft memorial and highway straightattest his worth — he cometh to his own." ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? — Littlefield —
Built 1859. Grave of "Bill" Nye. Memorials to many famous Southerners.
One of the oldest Churches inWestern North CarolinaOrganized 1857 - Built 1859 Consecrated by the Rt. Rev. Thos. AtkinsonBishop of North CarolinaAugust 21, 1859 During the Civil War this church was used asbarracks by Confederate Troops Er…
Journalist, Humorist, 1850-96. "Buck Shoals",his home, stands 3 1/2 miles west. Grave one mile north.
Originally built in 1919 as the Aloah Hotel, the three story building reflects the Classical Revival style popular in the 1920's. The last surviving example of the many hotels once in this part of Hendersonville, it also operated as the Carson Hot…
"We found that our land goes up... to the very top of Big Glassy Mountain—-at least a mile of real climbing from the house. The timber seems endless....The hills will be white with dogwood blossoms in spring." Lilian Sandburg 1945 Glassy …
Has been designated a Registered National Historic LandmarkUnder the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1955 This site possesses exceptional valuein commemorating or illustrating the history of the United StatesU.S. Department of t…
Many visitors to this barn had little idea that a world-famous writer lived nearby, for they had come here to find out about raising dairy goats. Internationally known for breeding world-record milk producers, Mrs. Sandburg managed a herd of over …