- Mary Ulmer Chiltosky, 1986
- Stecoah Valley Center, 2011
- Gar Mosteller and Doyle Barker, 2008
- Cradle of Forestry in America, 1997
- Jackson County Genealogical Society, 2012
- Rob Tiger, 2012
- Young Adult Choir, Tried Stone Missionary Baptist Church, 2001
- Bea Hensley, 1995
- Penland School of Crafts, 1985
- John B. Battle, 1983
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Posted on January 30, 2013 | No CommentsStecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center (Organizational Recipient) Built of native rock with the skill and labor of many local...
Posted on January 18, 2013 | No CommentsPenland School of Craft Honored By WCU John Parris Asheville Citizens Times 9/29/85 CULLOWHEE – Western Carolina University’s 1985...
Posted on December 13, 2012 | No CommentsMary Cornwell receives 1989 Mountain Heritage Award The Reporter Oct 6th 1989 Mary Cornwell of Waynesville, creator of the North...
Posted on October 22, 2010 | No CommentsFew things warm the senses, mental or physical, like a handmade quilt. For hundreds of years, quilts have been crafted, treasured, snuggled, and displayed with dedication and devotion. A special quilt often symbolizes some of our earliest memories; either from the warmth it generated, or perhaps for the family or regional heritage it represents. . .
Posted on August 30, 2010 | No CommentsThe widespread poverty that the Great Depression brought to Appalachia led to the founding of one of the area’s most valuable treasures: the Penland School of Crafts. Nestled deep in the hills of western North Carolina’s Mitchell County is the small community of Penland. . .
Posted on August 30, 2010 | No CommentsIn a time of turbulent change in Appalachia, John C. Campbell helped define America’s understanding of this great mountain region. Campbell was born in Indiana in 1867 and studied theology at Union Theological Seminary.