Category Archives: Archives Month

Archives Month: Lake Junaluska

Contributed by Sarah Downing Lake Junaluska, situated amidst the verdant mountains of Haywood County, hosted its first grand assembly in 1913. Its beginning can be traced five years earlier at a meeting of the Layman’s Missionary Movement held in Chattanooga, … Continue reading

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Archives Month: Lake Tahoma

Contributed by Sarah Downing Lake Tahoma, located between Mount Mitchell and the town of Marion, was created in 1924 by a group of local investors interested in land development. The lake’s water supply is Buck Creek and Little Buck Creek, … Continue reading

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Archives Month: Andrews Geyser

Contributed by Sarah Downing This man-made landmark, found in the McDowell County town of Old Fort, was constructed in 1885 on the site of the Round Knob Lodge, a fashionable hostelry in operation at that time. It served to mark … Continue reading

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Archives Month: Cheoah Dam

The Western Regional Archives (part of the State Archives of North Carolina) is writing a series of blogs relevant to this year’s Archives Month theme, Water and History in North Carolina. Contributed by Sarah Downing Built across the waters of … Continue reading

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Archives Month: Mooresville Public Library

Contributed by Andy Poore The Mooresville Public Library has scheduled a month-long program series entitled “Behind the Curtain: Secrets of the Archives” exploring ways to conduct genealogical research through online resources, government departments, and other resources.  The programs will be … Continue reading

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Governor McCrory Declares October 2016 – Archives Month

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