Sunday, June 13, 2010

Robert E. Lee Dixie Highway Marker (Asheville, North Carolina)

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Erected and Dedicated by the United Daughters of the Confederacy and Friends In loving memory of Robert E. Lee and to mark the route of the
Dixie Highway “The shaft memorial and highway straight attest his worth — he cometh to his own.” — Littlefield — Erected 1926 by United Daughters of the Confederacy and Friends.

Location. 35° 35.698? N, 82° 33.101? W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is on Biltmore Avenue (U.S. 25) near Patton Avenue (U.S. 74E), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located at Pack Square. Marker is in this post office area: Asheville NC 28801, United States of America.

Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Young Men’s Institute (about 400 feet away, in a direct line); Civic Pride (about 400 feet away); Elizabeth Blackwell, M.D. (about 600 feet away); Thomas Wolfe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ashe Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Armory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buncombe County Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Wolfe House / Dixieland (approx. 0.2 miles away).

See: The Historical Marker Database


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