Bakersville

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  • Bentonville, Bakersville, Muncy, Ashton, all in quick succession tried their grounds, and reported "All wires open south." Cited from Danger Signals, by John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady
  • Sometime after 2001, a second NC 226A was established as a western bypass of Bakersville.
  • The valley looked fairly thrifty and bright, and was a pleasing introduction to Bakersville, a pretty place in the hills, of some six hundred inhabitants, with two churches, three indifferent hotels, and a court-house. Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V4
  • Grooved ax of compact greenish sandstone; found near Bakersville, N.C. Cited from Collections Made During the Field Season of 1881, by William H. Holmes
  • If the comrades wished an adventure, they had a small one, more interesting to them than to the public, the morning they left Bakersville to ride to Burnsville, which sets itself up as the capital of Yancey. Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V4
  • Bakersville, the capital of Mitchell County, is eight miles from the top of Roan, and the last three miles of the way the horsemen found tolerable going, over which the horses could show their paces. Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V4
  • With his wife and collaborative partner, Kate Vogel, John Littleton is a glass artist in Bakersville, North Carolina.
  • John Littleton and Kate Vogel moved to North Carolina in the summer of 1979, eventually settling in Bakersville, where they built their studio and hot shop.
  • Signed at two sections along North Carolina Highway 226 for two separate purposes: The first connecting the community of Little Switzerland; the second as a bypass west of Bakersville.
  • Hartford, Connecticut's state capital, observed a record, and the highest total in the state was in Bakersville northeast of Torrington; this, too, broke the state record for an October snowfall.
  • By the time the travelers pulled up at a store in Bakersville they had lost all expectation of recovering the missing article, and were discussing the investment of more money in an advertisement in the weekly newspaper of the capital. Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V4
  • Traveler Frederick Law Olmsted passed through Bakersville in the early 1850s and noted that the "town" consisted of only a couple of cabins within a quarter-mile radius.
  • According to a prominent New York paper, one of the most singular and at the same time sad cases of somnambulism occurred a few years ago near Bakersville, N.C. A young man there named Garland had been in the habit of walking in his sleep since childhood. Cited from Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine, Gould/Pyle
  • Founded in 1870 and formerly known as Bakersville, it changed its name to Bakers Summit in 1876, when the Bakers Summit Post Office was established.
  • The county suffered a tragic event on the evening of Friday, May 3, 2002 when a fire broke out at the Mitchell County jail in Bakersville, North Carolina.
  • Perhaps the worst of this is already a thing of the past; for the outrages a year before had reached such a pass that by a common movement the sale of whisky was stopped (not interdicted, but stopped), and not a drop of liquor could be bought in Bakersville nor within three miles of it. Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V4
  • North Carolina Highway 261 (NC 261) is a short state highway going from Bakersville to the Tennessee state line where the road turns into SR 143.
  • It was built in the small unincorporated community of Ledger between the only two municipalities of Mitchell County, Spruce Pine, North Carolina and Bakersville, North Carolina.
  • Located at the intersection of NC 226 and NC 226A, along the banks of the North Toe River; west of Bakersville.
  • According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of, Bakersville is a small town, and is the county seat of Mitchell County located approximately 50 miles northeast of Asheville and 25 miles southeast of Johnson City, TN.
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