Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 22 Issue 24, April 1955
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The author provides a scientific explanation for the strange lights that appear over Brown Mountain. The light actually comes from the valley beyond Brown Mountain. When atmospheric conditions are just right, the refraction in the air and moisture cause apparent movement of lights.
In an excerpt from ‘Letter from the Alleghany Mountains,’ 1848 traveler Charles Lanman (1819-1895) describes his experience traveling on the Blue Ridge in the direction of the Catawba River. He discusses Linville Falls, the Ginger Cake Mountain, and the hermit who lived there.
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.
Burke County, North Carolina is home to beautiful vistas and popular tourist spots, such as Linville Gorge and Table Rock Mountain. The author highlights things to do in Burke County.
This article discusses some of the most popular towns in Burke County, such as Drexel and Morganton, and the development and growth in each one.