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13175
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Written in 1848 and based on the travels of John Lanman, this article contains an excerpt from Lanman's book, Letters from the Alleghanies. This is the first article in a series by The State, detailing the mountains and western portion of the state prior to the Civil War.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 8, Sept 1954, p10-11, 45, il
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13208
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Written in 1848 and based on the travels of Charles Lanman, this article contains an excerpt from Lanman's book, Letters from the Alleghanies. This is the third article in a series by The State, detailing the mountains and western portion of the state prior to the Civil War. The first part of this series can be found in the September 1954 issue, Volume 22, Number 8, pages 10-11, 45. The second is in the September 1954 issue, Volume 22, Number 9, pages 10-12, 48.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 10, Oct 1954, p14-15, 27, il
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13202
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Written in 1848 and based on the travels of Charles Lanman, this article contains an excerpt from Lanman's book, Letters from the Alleghanies. This is the second article in a series by The State, detailing the mountains and western portion of the state prior to the Civil War. The first part of this series can be found in the September 1954 issue, Volume 22, Number 8, pages 10-11, 45.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 9, Sept 1954, p10-12, 48, il
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13320
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Qualla Town, located in Haywood County, is an area encompassing 72,000 acres of land inhabited by the Cherokee and Catawba Native Americans. Divided into seven clans, each of which is managed by a chief, the indigenous peoples of this area still function and practice beliefs despite the widespread Native American removal that devastated tribes and belief systems elsewhere in North America.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 14, Dec 1954, p15-16, 24, il
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13318
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Written in 1848 and based on the travels of John Lanman, this article contains an excerpt from Lanman's book, Letters from the Alleghenies. This is the fourth article in a series by The State, detailing the mountains and western portion of the state prior to the Civil War. The first part of this series can be found in the September 1954 issue, Volume 22, Number 8, pages 10-11, 45. The second is in the September 1954 issue, Volume 22, Number 9, pages 10-12, 48. The third is in the October 1954 issue, Volume 22, Number 10, pages 14-15, 27.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 13, Nov 1954, p36-37, il
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13333
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Drowning Bear, the principal chief of the Qualla Native Americans, petitioned the president to remain in North Carolina during the widespread Indian removal of 1808. Granted permission to remain east of the Mississippi, Drowning Bear organized his community and imposed regulations against unsavory activities.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 18, Jan 1955, p12, 17
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13329
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An early traveler describes Native American Cherokee stick-ball through observations conducted in Qualla Town, North Carolina, 1848.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 16, Jan 1955, p16, 36, il
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13349
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Written in 1848 as a chapter of the book, Letters from the Alleghanies, Lanman offers a description of Hickory Nut Gorge. Part of a series published by The State, Lanman discusses the removal of the Cherokee Native Americans. A traveler's account of rural encounters, his descriptions offer a glimpse of what it was like in North Carolina during the middle of the 19th century.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 20, Feb 1955, p17, 26
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13347
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In an excerpt from the 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghanies, Lanman offers an alternate view on Cherokee extermination within North Carolina. The first of two part series published by The State, Lanman discusses various Cherokee chiefs as well as religion.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 19, Feb 1955, p14-15
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13353
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In an excerpt from his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghanies, Lanman discusses his view on the discovery and use of tobacco by Cherokee Native Americans. Lanman claims that Cherokees began using Tsolungh, the Cherokee word for tobacco, after encountering a man from Asia smoking the plant from a pipe.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 21, Mar 1955, p15-16, il
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15636
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In an excerpt from his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghenies, Lanman describes his visit to Roan and Grandfather mountains in western North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 2, June 1955, p10
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15642
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In this final excerpt from his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghenies, Lanman sums up two months of travel on horseback through western Carolina in 1848.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 3, July 1955, p15-16
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15720
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In an excerpt from his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghenies, Lanman describes his six-mile hike to Alum Cliffs, which he called the chief attraction of the Smoky Mountains, and a stop-over in Qualla Town, which was about thirty miles from Franklin, and the home of a number of Cherokees. He comments on poor people, dogs, and insects.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 11, Oct 1954, p12-13, 40, il
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15726
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In another excerpt from his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghenies, Lanman describes his journey down the valley of the French Broad River to the old mineral springs resort.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 22, Mar 1955, p13-14, il
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15733
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Leaving Asheville, Lanman continues his travels through the North Carolina Mountains and recording what he sees in his 1848 book, Letters from the Alleghenies. Among the descriptions are Linville Pinnacle, the Catawba Cave, Linville Falls, and the Ginger Cake Mountain. A hermit named Watson, who lived at the mountain's base and gave it its named, died in 1816. Lanman writes a long, interesting paragraph about him.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 24, Apr 1955, p13-14, il
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