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Great Smoky Mountains Association

Great Smoky Mountains Association-sponsored Branch Out events are designed to enhance greater public understanding, enjoyment and appreciation of the national park. more

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Into the Mist is so named for 13 chapters of tragedy and heroic rescues made all the more chilling because the stories are real. more

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By Lacey Raper

A variety of activities are scheduled for April in the national park. more

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Great Smoky Mountains Association has released of a new edition of “Our Southern Highlanders,” the classic collection of essays on mountain life and lore by author Horace Kephart. more

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The Great Smoky Mountains Association’s “Old-Time Smoky Mountain Music” has been nominated for a Grammy Award. The album includes 34 historic songs, ballads, and instrumentals recorded in 1939 by “song catcher” Joseph S. Hall. more

Sweet Appalachia

The opening pages of this re-issue of Camping and Woodcraft invites city-dwellers to shed the “sights and smells and clangor” for a blessed interval in the outdoors. more

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