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Old Fort #2020

Old Fort Old Fort is situated near the headwaters of the mighty Catawba River and in many ways it has also stood at the headwaters of American history it takes its name from a fort that was the westernmost ou

  • Title: Old Fort
  • Author: Kim Clark
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 414
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Old Fort By Kim Clark, Old Fort is situated near the headwaters of the mighty Catawba River, and in many ways it has also stood at the headwaters of American history it takes its name from a fort that was the westernmost outpost of white settlement in America at the time of the American Revolution After the Civil War, Old Fort was the base of operations for the extension of the railroad up theOld Fort is situated near the headwaters of the mighty Catawba River, and in many ways it has also stood at the headwaters of American history it takes its name from a fort that was the westernmost outpost of white settlement in America at the time of the American Revolution After the Civil War, Old Fort was the base of operations for the extension of the railroad up the steep mountain grade to Ridgecrest, an accomplishment that is still considered a marvel of engineering and perseverance A tract of wilderness in the Curtis Creek area was the first parcel of the Pisgah National Forest The dedication of Old Fort s arrowhead monument in 1930 marked the first time that representatives of the Cherokee and Catawba tribes shared a peace pipe More recently, one of the earliest acts of courage in the civil rights movement took place on the steps of Old Fort School Old Fort showcases the rich heritage of this McDowell County town.

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    1. Old Fort is an interesting area and I really enjoyed learning about it from this book I ve stopped in Old Fort a couple of times while passing by on Interstate 40 The first time, back in the 1980s, I remember finding Diet Cherry Coke in a vending machine during my pit stop there, talk about random fact More recently, my boyfriend and I stopped and explored, either before or after a trip to Asheville, and we were charmed by Old Fort I especially enjoyed the photos of downtown, as well as the old [...]

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