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The author tells of his upbringing outside Bryson City. His family was self-sustainable on a homestead, a type of lifestyle that seems to be gaining popularity today. The author argues the back-to-the-land movement is not a fad but an enduring lifestyle.
Hot Springs served as a German internment camp during World War I. The merchant marines were captured from German and Austrian commercial ships during the war and forced to set up camp in the small town from 1917 to 1918.
During World War II after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. nation's national treasures were secretly stored and protected at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville.
The nonprofit Cherokee Preservation Foundation provides grants on the Qualla Boundary and in North Carolina's seven westernmost counties. Through the foundation, the 12,500-member Eastern Band focuses efforts on saving its culture and native language.