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1729
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Boone, nestled in the high country of Watauga County, is a picturesque town of 13,000 residents, and the home of Appalachian State University.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 2, July 1994, p24-26, il
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5518
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Named for the famous frontiersman, Boone, the county seat of Watauga County, offers a variety of attractions to visitors, including the Mast General Store, Dan'l Boone Inn, and Appalachian State University. Caldwell describes how to spend a perfect weekend there.
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13400
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Our State magazine features Boone, located in Watauga County, in its Tar Heel Town of the Month section.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 78 Issue 8, Jan 2011, p26-28, 30, 32-34, il Periodical Website
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14555
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A travelogue from June 1946 through the western portion of the state records lesser known towns tucked away in the mountains. Departing from Raleigh, the writer stopped in North Wilkesboro, Jefferson, West Jefferson, Boone, Blowing Rock, and Lenoir. Brief sketches of the local businesses, history, and scenery are described for each destination.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 14 Issue 5, June 1946, p3-5, il
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23797
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Eustace Conway is a modern mountain man who grows, finds, or hunts his own food. He owns 1,000 acres at Turtle Island Preserve in Boone, North Carolina and is dedicated to creating a completely natural environment for visitors.
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24785
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Boone attracts a number of visitors each year, but more often than not, the reasons these tourists come to Boone is to enjoy nature. Author and Boone resident, Leigh Ann Henion believes that Boone’s personality lies in its precipitation, for precipitation constantly shapes and changes the landscape.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 8, January 2016, p56, 58, 60,62-63, il, por, map Periodical Website
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24909
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Retired Charlotte news anchor Robert Inman worked for WBTV for 26 years. Throughout that time, he loved the mountains in Boone, NC and would travel there almost every weekend. Inman and his wife continue to love the mountains from the wildlife to the way it’s secluded.
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22540
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Shopping in the college town of Boone, NC offers everything from antiques to clothing boutiques. Local shops include the Boone Antique Mall, The Jean Pool, Loretta's Vendetta, the Shoppes at Farmers Hardware, and Snow Paws. Also, Our Daily Bread offers soups and sandwiches after a long day of shopping.
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31591
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Boone, North Carolina is a mountain village, university town, tourist mecca, and industrial center, drawing people in for a variety of reasons. This article profiles Boone and highlights various tourist attractions, such as ski resorts, the Winebarger’s Grist Mill, hang gliding school, and crafts.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1977, p7-9, il, por Periodical Website
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32989
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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.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 12, Aug 1942, p3-4, 16, il
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33677
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Crowds of camera fiends and scenery lovers had a big time on a unique expedition from Western North Carolina across the mountains to Tennessee. Ordinarily, this line only pulls freight, but to utilize the few passenger car it has in its stock, it will take a scenic trip from Boone to Johnson City, TN.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 5 Issue 17, Sep 1937, p4-5, il, por
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35683
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He was a living anachronism to many living in Banner Elk and Boone. For people regarding Appalachia as timelessly valuable, Edd Presnell was living testimony. As for how he contributed to this lifeway’s persistence, it could be perceived in the handmade dulcimers he sold during his visit to the State Fair and wood he burned when oil was too expensive.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 4, July/Aug 1978, p48-49