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Enjoy a Day at Lake Glenville

In 1941, the Aluminum Company of America (ALCOA) finished construction of the Thorpe Dam just outside of Glenville in southern Jackson County. While the dam was only intended to provide power for ALCOA’s aluminum factory, it had the secondary effect of creating the Thorpe Reservoir, which became commonly known as […]

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Unto These Hills: A Retelling

Unto These Hills, an event located in the mountains of Cherokee, NC is the second largest running-outdoor drama in the United States. Work began in 1948 to create the drama, and it is now celebrating its 60-year anniversary of the historical retelling of the life of the Cherokee Indian, then […]

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America’s Most Beloved Home – The Biltmore House

Anyone who has grown up in this area knows of the Biltmore House. It has long overlooked the mountains of North Carolina. Even so, the estate seems to offer a perpetual wonder to all those who perceive it. Visitors are first left in awe when they step onto the front […]