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Yonder Meetup at Hawksbill Mountain North Carolina

A few weeks back, my daughter and I traveled to North Carolina to meet up with a group of people we had never met before to do some camping and hiking. 81 more words


Timeless Images From Southeastern Appalachia

“And when great souls die,  after a period peace blooms, slowly and always

irregularly. Spaces fill with a kind of soothing electric vibration.

Our senses, restored, never to be the same, whisper to us. 598 more words


Celebrating Mount Mitchell State Park's 100th

One hundred years ago this month, a bill passed the state legislature to make Mount Mitchell, the highest peak east of the Mississippi River at 6,684 feet, the first state park in North Carolina. 417 more words

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6 Spectacular Images of Snow from Our Collections

The snow is falling outside, and on day like this we can’t resist browsing our collections and taking a look at how the people of yesteryear celebrated (or coped with, depending on your viewpoint) winter weather. 165 more words


#517 Dovey Coe by Frances O'Roark Dowell

Dovey Coe by Frances O’Roark Dowell

The mountains of North Carolina are a beautiful place, but in the hollows and shadows of the mountains there are little settlements housing tight-knit communities. 840 more words


Pisgah Sky

I am fortunate to have a house in the North Carolina mountains with one of the best views of the Pisgah Forest you will find.  I have taken many shots from it, some good, some bad, but every now and then you get a special one.   40 more words