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for The State Vol. 10 Issue 5, July 1942
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Pritchard was born in Tennessee in 1857. He later settled in strongly Republican Madison County and began his political career. He practiced law, served in the General Assembly, held several judgeships, and upon the death of Zebulon Vance, completed his term in the U.S. Senate. As the only Southern Republican in the Senate, he became a confidant of President Theodore Roosevelt and advised him on Southern appointments and on all Southern policies.
Goerch describes the variety of sights in Macon County. Wayah Bald is a treeless open area located in the Nantahala National Forest with an observation tower at its highest point. The Winding Stairs is a challenging road, and beautiful waterfalls and gorgeous scenery are found across the county. Franklin, the county seat, and Highlands are the principal towns.