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13173
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Encompassing 427 square miles and located in the northwestern part of the state, Ashe County is renowned for mountains, railways, geography, unusual water, Native Americans, and industry. Settled in 1755 and issuing land grants since 1773, Ashe County contains an interesting history spanning four centuries.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 7, Aug 1954, p20-25, il
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36502
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JC Kemp represents the large scale musical transformation that took place during the 1950s in the central Appalachians. He combined old time fiddle music and gospel singing, contributing to the bluegrass sound.