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  • On March 14, 1967, Lady Bird Johnson, wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson, arrived in Jackson County, North Carolina. She […]

    Lady Bird Johnson

    On March 14, 1967, Lady Bird Johnson, wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson, arrived in Jackson County, North Carolina. She […]

  • Some of Appalachia’s most special places are protected through land trusts. These non-profit organizations work with private landowners and other organizations […]

    Land Trusts

    Some of Appalachia’s most special places are protected through land trusts. These non-profit organizations work with private landowners and other organizations […]

  • The Appalachian Trail extends 2,160 miles from Springer Mountain in North Georgia to Mount Katahdin in northern Maine. “Through Hiker” […]

    Appalachian Trail Through Hikers

    The Appalachian Trail extends 2,160 miles from Springer Mountain in North Georgia to Mount Katahdin in northern Maine. “Through Hiker” […]

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  •   In 1885, when Robert Lee Madison arrived in western North Carolina to teach school, he was dismayed by how […]

    Cullowhee Idea

      In 1885, when Robert Lee Madison arrived in western North Carolina to teach school, he was dismayed by how […]

  •   Face jugs, a form of folk art, are so-called because human faces are shaped on them. Because the faces […]

    Facejugs

      Face jugs, a form of folk art, are so-called because human faces are shaped on them. Because the faces […]

  •   The Mace family of western North Carolina became famous for their comfortable chairs, called “settin’ cheers.” Beginning after the […]

    Mace Chairs

      The Mace family of western North Carolina became famous for their comfortable chairs, called “settin’ cheers.” Beginning after the […]