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The Appalachian at His Best

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Encompassing 517 square miles as well as mountain ranges, highland plateaus, river valleys, and at least 44 peaks at or exceeding 4,000 feet in height, Macon County is a historic region subjected to extensive changes throughout the past four centuries. Numerous explorers and military personal have visited the region, the earliest of which was the Moore Expedition of 1715. Although plagued by elevated levels of turmoil during the American Revolution, Macon residents rebounded through successful industry that includes, agricultural farming, lumbering, pulpwood production, textiles, saw mills, and mining.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 27 Issue 7, Sept 1959, p8-11, 19-26, il, map