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NPS Collections Preservation Center's construction underway in Townsend, TN

by Julie Dodd

Work is underway on the new NPS Collections Preservation Center, a facility to preserve more than 400,000 artifacts and 1.3 million archival records documenting the history of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and four other NPS areas in East Tennessee.  573 more words

Friends Of The Smokies

Moon Phases Etc.

If you like to hike at night as we do, you more than likely prefer to schedule that hike around a full moon, or near-full moon.  187 more words

Appalachian Trail

I'm Not Slacking!

I promise I’m not abandoning this blog! My first entry is taking a long long time to write, because I’m compiling a long long list of some of the ways we can go green without breaking the bank. 137 more words

Lyme Disease

2015 Evergreen Ball

January 31st was the 12th Annual Evergreen Ball to benefit Friends of the Smokies and it was a huge success! Thanks to our generous bidders, we raised… 93 more words

Friends Of The Smokies

Etowah Rated Among Top Places in NC for Young Families

The charming mountain area of Etowah made the top 10 when personal-finance website NerdWallet evaluated 123 North Carolina cities based on factors including home affordability and quality of education to see which ones were best for young families. 181 more words