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for The State Vol. 3 Issue 15, Sept 1935
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Yohnalosse Trail stretched between Blowing Rock and Linville along Grandfather Mountain. North Carolina Highway Commission reopened the road to the public in 1930. The average elevation along the route is 4,000 feet, while the lowest point is at Coffey's Gap (3,500 feet) and highest at the peak of Grandfather Mountain (5,000 feet).
Kilkenny was an isolated community in Tyrell County with a population of only about 100 citizens. Community members living on Alligator River could only access the greater part of the state by way of the river and in drier periods over a trail through the swamps. W. T. Dodge's father moved to Kilkenny in 1876 and all residents are descendants of the Dodge family.