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Blog :: 10-2016

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Visit Mt. Mitchell

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Mount Mitchell State Park

One of those places that stand apart from the ordinary, Mount Mitchell’s dramatic summit is the highest point east of the Mississippi at 6,684 feet and was inspiration for one of the nation’s first state parks. From its easily accessible observation deck, the spruce-fir forest of Mount Mitchell State Park leads the [...]

The Yancey County Historial Association

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The Yancey County Historical Association is very proud to offer an ever growing genealogy library for those researching their family histories.

The collection includes:
Census records, Revolutionary and Civil War records, local family history files, locally published works and cemetery records for more than 700 cemetery and gravesites in [...]

Recreational Activities in Western North Carolina

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Tree-based zipline canopy adventures that thrill, educate, and inspire. 

Navitat Canopy Adventures Asheville, where our passion and our focus is tree-based adventure! Consistently called one of the best zipline canopy tours in the nation, Navitat is a fully guided, 100-percent tree-based tour that showcases the beauty of North Carolina’s [...]