Appalachian Regional Brochure Collection


The Appalachian Regional Brochure Collection is a collection of brochures of attractions located throughout the Appalachian Regional Commission-defined counties and the Appalachian Trail states. The collection covers historical sites and tourist attractions. Brochures currently cover the following states: Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. This collection provides insight into the promotion of tourism in the Appalachian region as well as describing the actual sites themselves.

The Making of Race and Gender: Memphis, the Delta and the Mid-South

This brochure advertizes "The Making of Race and Gender: Memphis, the Delta and the Mid-South," a fellowship that promotes scholarship about race and gender in the Mid-South. The fellowship is with the Center for Research on Women at the University of Memphis.
America's First Frontier Tour: All Roads Lead to Northeast Tennessee

This brochure, generated by Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association, discusses Elrod Falls and Melungeons from Hancock County, Tennessee.
Heritage Tour: Smoky Mountain, New Expanded Version

This brochure includes a description of Cocke County, Tennessee's history and recreational activities. Located in eastern Tennessee, Cocke County has TVA Lakes, the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Cherokee National Forest, French Broad River, and Pigeon River.
Tennessee's Forbidden Caverns in the Great Smoky Mountains

This brochure includes a description of the Forbidden Caverns, near Sevierville, Tennessee, its operational hours, and a regional map.
Meigs County: The Shoreline County

This brochure includes a description of Meigs County, Tennessee, Cherokee Memorial Park, and museum. Included also are a list of special events and accommodations and a regional map.
Freedom's Altar by Charles F. Price

This brochure advertizes Charles F. Price's 1999 novel Freedom's Price. Included is an essay by Price and discussion questions for Freedom's Altar.
Cherokee Memorial Park: A Dream in Progress

This brochure includes a donation application, map and description of the Cherokee Memorial Park, a memorial to the Cherokee families who participated in the 1838 Trail of Tears. It is located in Meigs County, Tennessee. It also discusses plans for a facility to house historical exhibits and genealogical information.
Waynesville and Lake Junaluska: A Blend of Natural Beauty and Hometown Charm in North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountains

This two page brochure includes a brief overview of Waynesville, North Carolina and its surrounding areas.
Explore Bristol Caverns, Bristol, Tennessee

This brochure includes a description, operation hours, and a regional map of the Bristol Caverns located in Bristol, Tennessee. The cavern is 200,000,000 years old and contains an underground river.

This brochure advertizes an Old Salem exhibit about Happy Hill, the slave quarters of Salem, North Carolina. In 1861, St. Philip's Moravian Church was built to serve the Moravians' slaves and is North Carolina's oldest standing African American church. It includes a historical description of Happy Hill and Old Salem's capital campaign to restore St. Phillip's Moravian Church, operation hours, and admission price.
Cumberland Gap, TN, KY, VA: Come Visit Dan'l at The Gap

This handbill includes a description of the Cumberland Gap's history and current geography. Cumberland Gap is an Appalachian Mountains' crossing path from Kingsport, Tennessee to Kentucky which American Indians, long-hunters like Daniel Boone, and settlers used for transportation.
Tweetsie Railroad

This brochure describes Tweetsie Railroad, North Carolina's first theme park which opened in 1956. It is located in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Information includes a description, operation hours, admission price, and a regional map.

This brochure for the outdoor drama The Horn in the West located in Boone, North Carolina includes operation hours and admission prices. "The Horn in the West" is sponsored by Southern Appalachian Historical Association. It also includes information about Hickory Ridge Homestead, David Boone Native Gardens, and Powder Theater, which are also projects of Southern Appalachian Historical Association.
1988-1989 Art Expressions, Appalachian State University

The brochure includes a calendar of events for Appalachian State University's Art Expressions. Events include dance and music performances.
Tweetsie Railroad

This brochure describes Tweetsie Railroad, North Carolina's first theme park which opened in 1956. It is located in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Information includes a description and a park map.

This brochure includes a description of the outdoor drama "The Horn in the West" located in Boone, North Carolina consisting of information about location and operation hours. "The Horn in the West" is sponsored by Southern Appalachian Historical Association.
Tweetsie Railroad: Celebrating 40 Years of Wild West Family Fun

This brochure describes Tweetsie Railroad, North Carolina's first theme park which opened in 1956. It is located in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Information includes a description, operation hours, admission price, and a regional map. Special park events, such as Ghost Train, are included.
Tweetsie Railroad: Wild West Family Fun! 1999

This brochure describes Tweetsie Railroad, North Carolina's first theme park which opened in 1956. It is located in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. Information includes a description, operation hours, admission price, and a regional map. Special park events, such as Ghost Train, are included.

This handbill includes descriptions of several Chimney Rock, North Carolina locations shown in the film "The Last of the Mohicans."

This brochure about the Maggie Valley, North Carolina amusement park Ghost Town in the Sky includes a map, information on its operational hours, and admission price.
History Museum of Western Virginia: Your Place in History

This brochure describes the History Museum of Western Virginia, located in Roanoke, Virginia. The museum includes a mastodon fossil, a wigwam, Tutelo Indian pottery, a Thomas Jefferson land grant deed, and artifacts from the Civil War, Victorian Age, and Twentieth Century. Included are a local map, operational hours, and admission prices.
Natural Bridge in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley

This brochure describes Virginia's Natural Bridge, which is a bridge created when a cave collapsed. It is located in the Shenandoah Valley in Natural Bridge, Virginia. There is also a Monacan Living History site about the Monaca Indians.
Visit Scenic, Historic Lee County, Virginia

This brochure contains a listing of accommodations and attractions in Lee County, Virginia. Included is an image of Cudjo's Caverns, which was used by Indians and Civil War soldiers as a refuge and storage facility.

This brochure describes Virginia's Natural Bridge, which is a bridge created when a cave collapsed. It is located in the Shenandoah Valley in Natural Bridge, Virginia. Included are directions, a regional map, admission price, and accommodation information. There is also a Monacan Living History site about the Monaca Indians.
Crab Orchard Museum and Pioneer Park of Southwestern Virginia

This brochure describes the Crab Orchard Museum, a non-profit museum located in Tazewell, Virginia which consists of cultural festivals, workshop, re-enactments, an archeological site, and changing exhibits. Included is a regional map, admission prices, operational hours, and a list of nearby attractions.
Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

This brochure describes the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, located in Vonore, Tennessee. The museum contains exhibits about Sequoyah, who created the Cherokee alphabet, other exhibits about Cherokee life, and a Cherokee Memorial. Information included are a regional map, operational hours, and admission price.
Forbidden Caverns: 'The Tales These Walls Could Tell'

This brochure includes a description of the Forbidden Caverns, near Sevierville, Tennessee, its operational hours, and a regional map.
Bedford Naturally

This brochure contains a list of Bedford, Virginia's sites of interest, a state map, and the Bedford Area Visitors Center's contact information and operation hours. Included is a description of the Sedalia Center, which is located in Big Island, Virginia and presents special events on ethnic cultures.
There is Only One Tecumseh! An Epic Outdoor Historical Drama

This brochure describes the outdoor drama, Tecumseh, which was performed in Chillicothe, Ohio. Included are a regional map and ticket order form.
Discover Tecumseh!

This brochure describes the outdoor dramas, Tecumseh and Midsummer Night's Dream, which were performed in Chillicothe, Ohio. Included are a list of Ross County, Ohio festivals, special events, area attractions, discount tickets, regional map, and ticket order form. This brochure is for Tecumseh's 28th season.
The Pocono Indian Museum and Gift Shop

This brochure describes the Pocono Indian Museum and Gift Shop, located in Bushkill, Pennsylvania. The museum includes information about the Delaware Indians as well as operational hours and a regional map.
Discover Boone Hall Plantation: America's Most Photographed Plantation

This brochure describes the Boone Hall Plantation of Charleston, South Carolina. The plantation consists of the mansion and slave dwellings. Information included are admission prices, operational hours, and a regional map.

This brochure describes the Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre's 2000 schedule, which included performances of Trumpet in the Land, The White Savage, and Jesus Christ Superstar. Located in New Philadelphia, Ohio, Schoenbrunn Amphitheatre hosts the oldest outdoor drama Trumpet in the Land. Included are maps, lists of accommodations, and ticket policies.
Seneca Caverns: Riverton, WV

This brochure describes the Seneca Caverns of Riverton, West Virginia. Included are a regional map and Seneca Caverns' operational hours.
Native American Studies: West Virginia University

This brochure describes West Virginia University's Native American Studies program. Information included are the program's structure, curriculum, goals, Organization of Native American Interests' activities, and special programs.
Museum of the Cherokee Indian: Exciting History

This brochure includes information about the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. The museum consists of pre-European Cherokee life, Sequoyah, the Trail of Tears, and modern life. Information includes operational hours and admission prices.
Oconaluftee Indian Village

This brochure advertizes the Southern Highlands Attraction, Oconaluftee Indian Village, located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation and is a living history site consisting of a 18th century Cherokee home and a seven-sided council house. Information includes operational hours, contact information, and admission prices. Also included is information about Unto These Hills and the Cherokee Botanical Gardens, which are sponsored by the Cherokee Historical Association as well as sponsoring the Oconaluftee Indian Village.
Oconaluftee Indian Village

This brochure advertizes the Southern Highlands Attraction, Oconaluftee Indian Village. It is located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation and is a living history site consisting of an 18th century Cherokee home and a seven-sided council house. Information includes operational hours, contact information, and admission prices. Also included is information about Unto These Hills and the Cherokee Botanical Gardens, which are sponsored by the Cherokee Historical Association as well as sponsoring the Oconaluftee Indian Village.
Museum of the Cherokee Indian

This brochure includes information about the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. It is an interpretive facility for the National Park Service's Trail of Tears National Historic Trail. The museum consists of pre-European Cherokee life, Sequoyah, the Trail of Tears, and modern life. Information includes operational hours and admission prices.
Museum of the Cherokee Indian

This brochure includes information about the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. It is an interpretive facility for the National Park Service's Trail of Tears National Historic Trail. The museum consists of pre-European Cherokee life, Sequoyah, the Trail of Tears, and modern life. Information includes operational hours and admission prices.
Cherokee Indian Reservation: Western North Carolina

The brochure includes a listing of accommodations and campgrounds, a map, and descriptions of cultural sites for the Cherokee Indian Reservation.
Great Smoky Mountain Country Entertainment Guide and Map: Oconalufte Indian Village

This brochure advertizes the Cherokee Historical Association's attractions. All are located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. The Oconaluftee Indian Village is a living history site including an 18th century Cherokee home and a seven-sided council house. Unto These Hills is a drama of the Cherokees spanning from the arrival of DeSoto to the Trail of Tears. Information includes operational hours, contact information, and admission prices. Also included is information about the Cherokee Botanical Gardens, which is sponsored by the Cherokee Historical Association as well, and a listing of daytime and nighttime entertainment.
Cherokee, North Carolina

The booklet includes advertisements, listings of cultural sites, accommodations and campgrounds, a map, advertisements descriptions of cultural sites, and events in Cherokee Indian Reservation.
Cherokee Indian Reservation: Western North Carolina

The brochure includes a listing of accommodations and campgrounds, a map, and descriptions of cultural sites in the Cherokee Indian Reservation.
Cherokee Indian Reservation: Western North Carolina

The booklet includes an overview of the Eastern Cherokee Nation, a listing of accommodations and campgrounds, a map, descriptions of cultural sites, and 1990 events.
Oconaluftee Indian Village

This brochure advertizes the Southern Highlands Attraction, Oconaluftee Indian Village. This village is located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation and is a living history site which includes 18th century dressed guides, re-enactors who demonstrate making a canoe, stringing beads, and weaving, an 18th century Cherokee home, and a seven-sided council house. Information includes operational hours, contact information, and admission prices.
Unto These Hills: Drama of the Cherokee

This brochure, from Unto These Hills' 50th Season, features a description of this play by Kermit Hunter, ticket information, and images from the play.
Unto These Hills: Drama of the Cherokee

This brochure features a description of Kermit Hunter's play "Unto these Hills," from its 48th season, ticket purchase information, and images from the play.
Oconaluftee Indian Village: In the Footsteps of History

This brochure advertizes the Southern Highlands Attraction, Oconaluftee Indian Village. This village is located on the Cherokee Indian Reservation and is a living history site which includes an 18th century Cherokee home, and a seven-sided council house. Information includes operational hours, contact information, and admission prices. Also included is information about Unto These Hills and the Cherokee Botanical Gardens, which are sponsored by the Cherokee Historical Association as well as sponsoring the Oconaluftee Indian Village.
Cherokee Indian Heritage Days and Pow Wow

This brochure advertizes a Pow Wow in 1987 held in Cherokee, North Carolina. It includes a registration form, Pow Wow Divisions, and a list of head dancers.
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