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Established in 1981, Beech Mountain is, at 5,500 feet, the highest town east of the Rocky Mountains. Our State Magazine features it in the Tar Heel Town of the Month section.
Spencer Robbins and his brothers Grover and Harry Robbins are known for their development ventures in the Blowing Rock area. The Robbins brothers converted the Tweetsie railroad into a tourist attraction, and developed ski slopes on Beech Mountain. This article discusses the history of the Robbins’ business ventures, and highlights Spencer’s contributions.
: Recorded in 1966 and grouped together depending on the singer, folksongs found around the area of Beech Mountain, NC, have been compiled into two books.
An introduction for four stories about Jack Tales, which are a subgenre of folklore that always center on the character “Jack,” the hero.