Highlands (Images of America) (Paperback)

Highlands (Images of America) By Randolph Preston Shaffner Cover Image
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Discover the rich past of Highlands, North Carolina in this pictorial history told through the lens of over 200 vintage images.

Perched on the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains and founded in 1875 as a health and summer resort, the town of Highlands in Western North Carolina enjoys a northern climate in a southern setting. Its people originate from across the nation, giving an otherwise provincial village a cosmopolitan worldview, and its natural surroundings have attracted professionals in the arts and sciences as well as laborers, tradesmen, and craftsmen. The photographs in this volume attest to the extraordinary variety of characters that inhabited the Highlands plateau at the town's founding and during the first half-century of its growth and development.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780738554037
ISBN-10: 0738554030
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: July 28th, 2008
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Images of America

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