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Spencer Robbins and his brothers Grover and Harry Robbins are known for their development ventures in the Blowing Rock area. The Robbins brothers converted the Tweetsie railroad into a tourist attraction, and developed ski slopes on Beech Mountain. This article discusses the history of the Robbins’ business ventures, and highlights Spencer’s contributions.
One of the “Cleanest” counties in North Carolina. And if you read on you’ll see just exactly what we mean by the use of that word. The author describes his tour of Watauga lead by one of the county’s old-timers.