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for Carolina Country Vol. 12 Issue 11, Nov 1980
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Jim Phillips runs a general store on Wolf Mountain in Jackson County, and lives alone on a farm forty-five miles from Waynesville. Phillips adopted two horses through the federal “Adopt-a-Horse” program, which allows wild horses to be transplanted from their native Western habitat to new homes throughout the country. This article discusses the horse adoption program and Phillips’ new horse companions.
The Single Brothers Workshop in Old Salem, the restored 18th Century Moravian village, is a reconstructed workshop which adapts yesterday’s crafts to the present. Visitors to the workshop take part in the craftsmaking that resulted in the original town’s prosperity. Two-hundred years ago, unmarried men of the village Salem earned their living in the workshop where Colonial commerce flourished.
The world’s largest windmill in Boone has a new generator, which will reduce the speed and noise of its blades. The change in generators also addresses community complaints about the machine’s interference with television reception. Further research is being done on how windmill operations influence the effectiveness of television antennas.