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Published in 1983, Recollections of the Catawba Valley is a selection of family stories, local history, and mountain folklore chosen by Alexander Mull and Gordon Boger who were longtime citizens of the valley. The Mull family was one of the…

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No region has undergone more dramatic changes in the last century than Western North Carolina. Published in 1973, Western North Carolina Since the Civil War takes a look at the mountain people and their uniquely structured economic, political,…

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Published in 1977, Western North Carolina is a narrative history of the Southern Appalachian Mountains up to 1880. Ora Blackmun depicts the stories of native Cherokee and Sequoyah people and pioneers such as William Bartram, Daniel Boone,…

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Colonialism in Modern America is a series of essays exploring the economic and social problems of the region within the context of colonialism. It is a relatively simple task to document the social ills and the environmental ravage that beset the…

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This biography explores the life of James G. K. McClure, Jr., and his vision for a better life in the mountains of North Carolina. At his prompting, and under his leadership, The Farmers Federation was founded in Fairview, North Carolina, in…

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Through text and photographs, Donald Saunders explores the history of the Rumple Presbyterian Church, Blowing Rock, NC, as well as its members from the Blowing Rock community.Download EPubUNC Press Print on Demand

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Civilized man has been prone to conjure up a maxim or saying to reflect the prevailing philosophy of the day. Two of those familiar favorites readily apply to the world famous Blue Ridge Parkway, “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and “A…

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History of the popular historic and tourist attraction of Blowing Rock NC.Download EPubUNC Press Print on Demand

Blue Ridge Parkway_The First 50 Years by Harley E Jolley.pdf
A collection of photographs of the Blue Ridge Parkway, photographed by William Bake. Descriptions and text by noted Appalachian Historian Harley E. Jolley. Bake and Jolley explore the history of the Blue Ridge Parkway through photographs.Download…

Life in the Stage Coach Days at Historic Sherills Inn_Paintings by Elizabeth Cramer McClure.pdf
Paintings by Elizabeth Cramer McClure on the walls of a room in the original inn restored as a home by Mr. and Mrs. G.K. McClure, Fairview, North Carolina.Download EPub