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36588
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The only girls’ camp listed on the National Register of Historic Places leaves a multilayered legacy. Girls participating in its three and four week programs experience traditional activities like archery along with coppersmithing. Attesting summer camps’ influence was the number of children attending Western North Carolina camps in 2010, 53,000 in the cited economic impact study. Another benefit was represented in that year’s revenue, noted in the study as 365 million statewide and 33 million locally for camps in four WNC counties.
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37423
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The dulcimer, often associated with Western North Carolina, found places other than the region’s lumber mills and was found long before the nineteenth century. Introduced in Europe by returning Crusaders, its origins can be traced back to Greece and the Near East.
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41270
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First Step Farm is a community of substance dependent adults; the inhabitants, who are divided by gender, work together to grow annual and perennial flowers. In addition to work in the greenhouses, the residents attend therapy sessions and treatments.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 4, April 2018, p86-87
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41269
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Community gardens are built in areas and largely maintained by volunteers. Members from different regional gardens meet seasonally to share seeds, tools, and resources.
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Laurel of Asheville (NoCar F 264 A8 L28), Vol. 15 Issue 4, April 2018, p82-84