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for The State Vol. 9 Issue 17, Sept 1941
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Ridgecrest was one of the largest Baptist assemblies on the east coast. Located eighteen miles east of Asheville at the top of Swannanoa Gap, the three month engagement drew over 25,000 people to the Southern Baptist Assembly. The assembly drew educators, scientists, and political leaders from almost every state and approximately a dozen countries.
Continuing his travels around the state, Goerch describes the things of interest he found in Robeson County, including Flora McDonald College at Red Springs, Ashpole Church founded in 1796, the Indian State Normal College at Pembroke, and a number of the county's towns.