Fall Time Activities in the Smoky Mountains - MobileBrochure - Smoky Mountains
Make the most of leaf season with our guide to Fall time activities in the Smoky Mountains including attractions, hiking and lodging.
THE HISTORY OF THE APPALACHIAN PEOPLE AKA THE HILLBILLIES
The Hatfields The Appalachians are a people, a culture and a chain of mountains stretching from Newfoundland to Alabama. The mountains took millions of years to form. "Appalachia" seems to take nearly as long. Hillbilly: The True Story produced by the History Channel and narrated by Billy Ray Cyrus is one of my very favorite documentaries. When I first saw it in 2007 it was a revelation! Map detail of Whitesville, WV My biological father's ancestors were Appalachians. His family came from…
Will North Carolina Win the Hunger Games?
Video Toms Creek Falls, Pisgah National Forest, near Marion, North Carolina. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) When you think post apocalyptic North America, you think western North Carolina, right? That's what Lionsgate Entertainment is betting on. On March 23, the über-hyped Hunger Games will open worldwide. The movie is expected to make millions for Lionsgate [...]
14 (More) Hidden Waterfalls In North Carolina That Will Take Your Breath Away
North Carolina is positively filled with hidden waterfalls to explore. How many of these have you experienced?
Indians of North Carolina
View Sample Pages There is a great deal of information on the native peoples of the United States, which exists largely in national publications. Since much of Native American history occurred before statehood, there is a need for information on Native Americans of the region to fully understand the history and culture of the native peoples that occupied North Carolina and the surrounding areas. Indians of North Carolina fills this void that exists in many library collections. Articles on…
North Carolina's Niagara Falls Is Too Beautiful For Words
At 411 feet tall, this waterfall is sure to impress!