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In 2005, World's Edge--a series of cliffs on the Southern Blue Ridge Escarpment--came under threat of unsustainable development. Over the past ten years, public, private, and governmental agencies funded an effort to purchase the lands for conservation and trail development, which added to recreational opportunities at Chimney Rock State Park.
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During the twentieth century, open-air farmers markets contributed the Asheville's development. The most prominent of the markets spread along South Lexington Avenue between Walnut Street and Broadway. Today, Asheville's Urban Trail celebrates the history of the market with pieces of art commemorating the importance of this place in Asheville's growth.
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This nonprofit organization, offering bicycles at affordable prices and the opportunity to learn how to repair and build a bicycle. With bicycle parts donated and business operated by volunteers, Asheville ReCyclery offers more than relatively affordable transportation to school or work. It means helping others improve their lives while contributing to a sense of community.
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Mounds built by Native Americans, like the ones featured in the accompanying photo, had purposes both prosaic and sacred. Places like Franklin, Bryson City, Murphy have earthen mounds intact, despite the effects of erosion, plowing, and artifact hunters.