Waynesville, North Carolina: Monument to Last Shot of the Civil War

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1049 Sulphur Springs Rd, Waynesville, NC
On the east side of Sulphur Springs Rd roughly midway between Sloan Drive and 5th St. The parking area is tiny, and the monument is set back from the road. You might miss it the first time you drive past.
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Monument to Last Shot of the Civil War

"The last shot of the War Between the States" was fired on May 6, 1865, according to the plaque on this stone cairn in someone's front yard. Ignore competing Civil War "last shot" landmarks!

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [04/01/2012]

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Monument to Last Shot of the Civil War.

Monument to Last Shot of the Civil War

This might be interesting but I was put off by the busy road and lack of parking. Wanted to read and study but just snapped a pic and ran because I was blocking the road. There is no street parking and it looks like the only parking spot is someone's driveway. Needs a sign to allow visitor parking.

[TL, 07/27/2016]

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Metal String And Banjo PlayersMetal String And Banjo Players, Waynesville, NC - < 1 mi.
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