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Feats With A Rifle

Feats With A Rifle

Several individuals who conceived themselves expert in the management of the gun here in the mountains of Western North Carolina, were often seen to meet for the purpose of displaying their skill and betting a trifling sum, put up a target, in the center of which a...

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Motorcycles Welcome!

Motorcycles Welcome!

Blue Waters Mountain Lodge on Lake Santeetlah is a destination in one of the most beautiful areas in this part of the world.  We are situated on a paved road with easy access for motorcyclists.  Just minutes from the Lodge there are hundreds of miles of beautiful...

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The Story of Mt. Mitchell

The Story of Mt. Mitchell

Dr. Mitchell had come to the Black Mountain to identify the peak which he had ascended some years before and to assert his claim to its discovery and measurement.  He and his son had ascended the mountain from the south or Swannanoa side to the Patton House, and the...

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Fox Story

Fox Story

A fox-hunting mountain farmer had a favorite hound and was fond of boasting of his dog’s speed.  One morning, at break of day, he and his friends started a fox, and the dogs went yelling, the favorite in the lead.  On they sped over hills, and across creek and vale,...

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To Scone Or Not To Scone

To Scone Or Not To Scone

Fall is approaching quickly here in the Smoky Mountains.  With that in mind, here is one of our favorite Blue Waters Mountain Lodge recipes for Apple Cinnamon Scones.  These are wonderful on a crisp fall morning with a warm cup of coffee or tea. Apple Cinnamon Scones...

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Pot Liquor

Pot Liquor

Fall is approaching quickly here in the Smoky Mountains.  With that in mind, here is one of our favorite Blue Waters Mountain Lodge recipes for Apple Cinnamon Scones.  These are wonderful on a crisp fall morning with a warm cup of coffee or tea. Apple Cinnamon Scones...

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Dogget’s Gap

Dogget’s Gap

A much sought for dish upon such occasions, as harvest was pot liquor, a product of the times of great abundance.  Pot liquor was not as humble origin as its name implies.  During occasions which demanded big dinners, a whole ham, or possibly two, were placed in a big...

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Devoted Workers

Devoted Workers

Now this old ballad was taken over by the people in various parts of the mountains and was readapted to local conditions.  For instance, Dogget’s Gap is in Western North Carolina however songs like Cumberland Gap are evidently indebted.  This song follows the melody...

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The Cautious Candidate

The Cautious Candidate

A couple staying with us recently came back from a scenic ride around Lake Santeetlah highly excited.  As they were taking in the natural beauty this area has to offer, they noticed a dropped tree in a ditch on the side of the lake.  They pulled over to see a total of...

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Local Version of the Tortoise and the Hare

Local Version of the Tortoise and the Hare

A politician was canvassing the county in a race for a seat in the North Carolina State Legislature.  He dealt in generalities and was careful as far as possible not to commit himself on any proposition.  One of his constituents was a farmer whose sheep had been...

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