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On May 3, 2004, President and Mrs. George W. Bush presented the Preserve America Presidential Award to the staff of the North Carolina Arts Council. The award recognizes agencies, non-profit organizations, and individuals in the Appalachian region of North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia who collaborated on a project called the Blue Ridge Heritage Initiative. Since 1996, those involved in the project have worked to develop heritage tourism as a way of preserving the region's cultural traditions.
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The North Carolina Arts Council is leading an economic development and cultural preservation initiative for western North Carolina. The Blue Ridge Heritage Trail will serve communities that want to highlight their own cultural heritage as an economic development strategy. By focusing on the region’s most compelling stories, communities can attract tourists to experience distinct traditions.
NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 12 Issue 1, Fall 1997, p4, il, por