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This special NORTH CAROLINA magazine community supplement discusses Watauga and Avery counties. Tourism is the financial backbone of both, with Watauga generating $150 million annually and Avery, $73 million. Agriculture still thrives in the counties, with the primary crop being Christmas trees. Cline discusses the work of Hugh Morton and the Robbins brothers in developing the area.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 61 Issue 12, Dec 2003, p23-25, 28-31, 34-38, il
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9233
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Chestnut Knob, near Grandfather Mountain, has one of the most spectacular views in North Carolina. Rising about the Valle Crucis, nothing blocks the view from the top.\r\n
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 47 Issue 5, Oct 1979, p15-16, il
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10266
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Watauga County is profiled in this special community focus supplement. Among the topics discusses are economic growth, Appalachian State University, the second-home market, and tourism.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 66 Issue 8, Aug 2008, p35-38, 40, 42-43, 46, 48, 50, il
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10413
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Watauga County, a scenic mountain county, is OUR STATE magazine's featured county of the month. Located in the high country, the county offers refreshingly cool temperatures and year-round recreation. Things to see and do include shopping downtown Boone, the Mast General Store, mountain biking, and the Tweetsie Railroad.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 76 Issue 6, Nov 2008, p162-164, 166, 168, 170, il Periodical Website
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12136
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Encompassing 320 square miles and boasting a 158-day growing season enabled by 54.42 inches (on average) of rainfall, Watauga County is located in the western part of the state and is home to famous Blowing Rock.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 10, Oct 1956, p14-27, il, map
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18636
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Goerch recounts his visit to Watauga County, which he says is one of the cleanest counties in the state.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 10 Issue 11, Aug 1942, p3-4, 16-18, il
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23860
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Avery and Watauga counties have much to offer as far as beautiful vistas are concerned. The author discusses what to see and do in the winter months in Western North Carolina.
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24066
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Tweetsie Railroad has been a vital part of Western North Carolina culture since it was part of the East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Railroad in the early-twentieth century. Today the railroad and the theme park are intertwined, as they have been since the re-opening of the tracks as a tourist attraction in 1957.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 5, October 2015, p150-152, il, map Periodical Website
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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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24983
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Lisa Rab explores the attractions of Blowing Rock and the surrounding area. The people, clean mountain air, and beautiful mountains all provide reasons to visit.
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27290
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The Mast Farm Inn in Valle Crucis, North Carolina is a quaint place to stay in a small mountain community. The inn is housed in a 19th century farm house and has offered people a place to stay since the early twentieth century.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 5, October 2016, p206-208, 210, 212, il, map Periodical Website
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31641
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The Watauga County Farmers Market attracts hundreds of people who come to socialize, and buy local farm produce and handicrafts. The farmers market is operated on a non-profit basis and was developed in 1973 by the New River Valley Resource Conservation and Development Project. The market organization has eighty members selling their merchandise.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 7 Issue 4, Apr 1975, p20-21, 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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