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4704
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William Linville and a son, who were murdered in 1776 while exploring an area in Western Carolina the Cherokees called the \"River of Cliffs,\" have left their name on several scenic areas - Linville Falls, Linville Gorge, Linville River, and Linville Caverns. Every years thousands of tourists visit and enjoy these wildly beautiful areas.
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13751
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John D. Rockefeller, Jr. purchased the Linville Falls, including the Linville Gorge, to preserve the area.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 39, Feb 1952, p14-15, f
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14543
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Linville Gorge lies in Burke County. Beginning at Linville Falls, it is some fifteen or twenty miles in length and the mountains along the sides rise from 1500 to 2000 feet above the Linville River.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 13 Issue 24, Nov 1945, p3-5, f
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23992
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The law that created and protected wilderness areas in Western North Carolina, such as Linville Gorge Wilderness and Shining Rock, is close to its 50-year anniversary. The author discusses how the law came to fruition and its positive impact on the area.
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24065
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Linville Gorge is known for its breathtaking views and rugged terrain. A waterfall rushes at the bottom of the gorge, a site that the author highly recommends for all adventurers who like to explore the unbeaten path.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 5, October 2015, p136-138, il, map Periodical Website
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24688
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The Linville Falls Trail is a new and rugged path into a scenic and fishing paradise that is managed by the National Park Service. The author discusses his experience on the trail.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 24, April 1955, p13-14, il
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726
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Linville Gorge is the deepest gorge east of the Mississippi River, a priceless wilderness spared at least partly because it was considered too inaccessible to be developed.
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