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for Our State Vol. 65 Issue 1, June 1997
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Held each summer since 1992, at Warren Wilson College near Asheville, The Swannanoa Gathering holds week-long sessions that study the musical and folk heritage of the Southern Appalachians.
Lexington's new Bob Timberlake Gallery, which is part retail store, welcome center, gallery, and museum, is a summation of the artist's career. The 16,000-square-foot facility contains examples of his world-famous work.
Goat cheese is growing in popularity in the state. Two goat farms, Goat Lady Dairy in Randolph County and Celebrity Dairy in Chatham County, produce fresh goat cheese, while Pittsboro's Dancing Doe Dairy is licensed for aged cheese only.
Discovery of gold near Eldorado in Montgomery County in the late 19th-century drew hundreds of speculators to the area. With 47,000 acres of Uwharrie Forest and 6,000 acres of water nearby, tourism is Eldorado's new gold rush.
Hanging Rock State Park in Stokes County attracts over 400,000 visitors annually. The family friendly offerings include eighteen miles of hiking trails, five waterfalls, a lake, cabins and campgrounds, and an historic stone bathhouse.
Elizabeth City newspaper editor W. O. Saunders' visions for the Outer Banks included the Wright Memorial, Lost Colony pageant, and bridging Oregon Inlet, but it was a 1934 article on 400 Pasquotank County outhouses that brought him national fame.