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Hickory Nut Gorge, a scenic mountainous area of western North Carolina, has provided the setting for a number of films over the years. Padgett describes the aspects of this area that attract filmmakers and celebrities.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 61 Issue 2, July 1993, p12-15, il
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24012
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Two conservancy groups, Southern Appalachian Highlands Conservancy and Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy joined together in 2014 to create a new recreational trail in Hickory nut Gorge.
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24676
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In an excerpt from ‘Letter from the Alleghany Mountains,’ 1848 traveler Charles Lanman (1819-1895) describes his arrival in Hickory Nut Gap, a gorge in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and his experience with Cherokees in Qualla Town.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 21, February 1955, p15-16, il
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30877
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One of North Carolina's most beautiful natural attractions, Hickory Nut Falls is a plunging 400 foot waterfall flowing over granite cliffs. Hickory Nut Falls is located in Chimney Rock Park near Asheville with a trail that brings visitors to the top of the great cliffs and to the bottom of the falls.
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31166
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There are many legends and mysteries surrounding Hickory Nut Gorge in western North Carolina. The early settlers found gold, tso-lungh (a magical, legendary tobacco), legends of talking animals, the mysterious Little People who lived among the craggy peaks of the gorge, and ominous sounds of Rumbling Bald Mountain. This article describes these stories and relevant tourist destinations at the gorge, Chimney Rock, and Lake Lure.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 35 Issue 10, Oct 2003, p22-23, il, por Periodical Website
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34955
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The Lake Lure Inn was built in 1927 after the river nearby was dammed, creating a lake in the Hickory Nut Gorge. Famous writers and actors, presidents, and WWII soldiers have all graced the halls of this enormous 90-year old hotel, creating a long-lasting legacy of comfort. It remains a time capsule of the 1920’s and 1930’s.
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