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for WNC Magazine Vol. 14 Issue 2, Summer 2020
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Buncombe County native, Henry Vance Pickens, a Confederate veteran, joined with partners to incorporate the French Broad Steamboat Company in 1880. He secured Congressional assistance to have the French Broad dredged and in 1881, the first steamboat on the river the Mountain Lily made its maiden voyage.
Brennan Johnson runs the Walnut Schoolhouse in Marshall where he teaches workshops in the rustic art of bread making.