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Hickory Nut Gorge, a scenic mountainous area of western North Carolina, has provided the setting for a number of films over the years. Padgett describes the aspects of this area that attract filmmakers and celebrities.
Much of the film “Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood” was shot in the summer of 2001 at one of North Carolina’s largest antebellum plantation houses, Buckner Hill House, near Faison in Duplin County. Its owners, Terry Grimes and Brad Chappell, describe how the film crew and Tri-County EMC electric cooperative worked to take special care filming the movie in the historic house.