- 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 August 30, 2010 | No CommentsOutlaw heroes in the tradition of Robin Hood have been an expression of Appalachian folklore since the pioneer period. Illegal actions to avenge a wrong or defend the honor of family or community have long been celebrated in songs and stories.
Posted on August 30, 2010 | No CommentsThe long hunters were the legendary woodsmen of the 17th and 18th century who were among the first white people to see the vast American wilderness. The term refers to the men who undertook extended hunting trips across the Blue Ridge.
Posted on August 30, 2010 | No CommentsGeorge W. Vanderbilt, heir of the vast Vanderbilt family fortune, first visited the Asheville area as a young man in...
Posted on August 30, 2010 | No CommentsBig Tom Wilson, a legendary tracker, guide, and bear hunter whose death was reported in the New York Times, roamed the Mt. Mitchell area in the early 19th century.