A Blue Ridge Heritage Corridor: Celebrating Our Past, Creating Our Future

Title

A Blue Ridge Heritage Corridor: Celebrating Our Past, Creating Our Future

Description

The Seventh Biennial Linear Parks Conference was held in Lake Junaluska Assembly, North Carolina, on September 11-13, 1997. Contributors to the proceedings are Kathleen L. Kadlec; Bill Carson; Bill Carson and Judith Francis; Edward J.P. Hauser; Philip A. Grant Jr.; Fred J. Hay; Curt Cottle; Lee R. Skabelund and Lon Williams; Peter Givens; Daniel L. McDonald; Charles E. Roe; Jay Singh; and Donna Warmuth.

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Subject

Blue Ridge Mountains Region--Congresses
Cultural property--Protection--Appalachian Region--Congresses
Parkways--United States--Design and construction--Congresses

Alternative Title

Proceedings of the Seventh Biennial Linear Parks Conference 1997

Creator

Appalachian Consortium Press

Publisher

Appalachian Consortium Press

Date

1997

Rights

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us

Format

e-books

Language

English

Type

Publication

Coverage

Lake Junaluska, Haywood County, North Carolina

Digital Publisher

Appalachian State University

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Little Switzerland began as a mountain resort in 1910, just two years after the CC&O; Railroad completed the rail bed to the Blue Ridge. The final three miles from the Mt. Mitchell station yielded to mule drawn wagons along a toll road. Fine stone gates still mark the original entrance to the village, named after the rolling Jura Mountain region of Switzerland. The community sits atop the crest of the Blue Ridge at a site which provides panoramic views, clean water, a comfortable climate and a peaceful lifestyle.

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Citation

Appalachian Consortium Press, “A Blue Ridge Heritage Corridor: Celebrating Our Past, Creating Our Future,” Appalachian State University Libraries Digital Collections, accessed November 18, 2018, http://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/43830.