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Joseph M. Gazzam built the Kenilworth Inn in 1890, following a tourist boom in Asheville due to the completion of the Western North Carolina Railroad 10 years prior. The hotel featured a number of amenities and had a prime location overlooking the Swannanoa River. Unfortunately, in April 1909, the hotel burnt to the ground, but in 1923, it was rebuilt and reopened as a resort hotel.
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The nonprofit organization, Full Circle Farm Sanctuary in Burnsville, was founded in August 2010 to counter animal cruelty and raise awareness. The sanctuary saves and finds homes for all kinds of animals who have been mistreated. Animals in the sanctuary include pigs, chickens, dogs, cats, goats, llama, geese, and emus, among others.
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The bald cypress tree is often found near swamps, wetlands, and rivers. It is a common and popular tree in North Carolina and throughout the south, not only for its foliage, but also for its ability to soak up flood waters and prevent erosion. Bald cypresses can be found in the wild and in arboretums such as the Asheville Botanical Gardens.
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This article highlights four lesser known places to hike with your dog in western North Carolina. Each location description provides directions and trail lengths.
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At Asheville Aphasia Group, individuals from this nonprofit organization are a voice in a sense for individuals who have lost the ability to speak or understand language, often because of cranial trauma, stroke, tumor, or infection. A condition long largely unknown to the public, it has gained more attention in recent years through attention drawn to Senator Gabrielle Giffords.