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Tim Line saw many scary, strange and remarkable things during his 40-odd years at LeConte Lodge. Read more

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Jack Coburn was a pivotal figure in regional affairs at the onset of the Great Depression, and arguably of greater significance in the Park’s creation than anyone on the North Carolina side of the Smokies. Read more

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Smokies natives have always been noted for their humor. Dozens of books and thousands of oft-told tales offer examples of this characteristic. Read more

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The Angel of Brasstown

Special to Smoky Mountain Living

Folks commenting on Tipper Pressley’s daily blog, “Blind Pig & the Acorn,” often call her the “angel of Brasstown.” Where writer Tipper Pressley really shines is in her devoted to celebrating and perpetuating our rich, varied Appalachian heritage. Read more

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