Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 45 Issue 6, November 1977
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The author discusses how Tom Alexander of Cataloochee Ski Ranch in Haywood County was a major influence in bringing skiing to Western North Carolina. The multi-million dollar industry had a slow star in in the 30s but has grown exponentially as a result of Alexander’s farsightedness.
Duplin Wine Cellars in Rose Hill, North Carolina produces a wine that is made entirely from the juice of grapes native to the state. This article presents the new winery and how they produce wine.
One section of the historic East Tennessee and Western North Carolina Railroad is being saved and put to recreational use by taking tourists on rides through some of the most dramatic and beautiful sections of the track.
North Carolina’s first steamboat, PROMETHEUS (ship), was built in Swansboro by Captain Otway Burns (1775-1850), a Privateer hero of the War of 1812.