Highlands NC’s Rich History Earns two New Historical Markers

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The Highlands North Carolina area is noted for its unique history, and in the spirit of recognizing and preserving that history, a couple new historical markers will be placed in key areas. One of the markers acknowledges Andre Michaux’s study to revive French forests and gardens; after being commissioned by King Louis XVI on June 15, 1787, Michaux found himself …

Historic Home on Satulah Mountain: Own a Piece of Highlands NC History

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This awe-inspiring home is a piece of Highlands North Carolina history.  Owned by botanist Thomas Grant Harbison, this incredible home is located on the south slop of Satulah Mountain and is just 3 miles from Main Street.  As expected from its botanist-owned heritage, the grounds and landscaping have been beautifully done and the current owners have carried on this tradition …