Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 3

Features

Departments

36 Elk!

The population at Cataloochee in
the Smokies has grown and thrived.

by Bob Grytten

40 The Stunning Beauty of Fall:

A Photo Essay

Our photographers bring the pretty
season to full light.

44 Great Fall Trips in Seven
Mountain States
Our on-the-road contributing
editor is back with a bounty of
experience-filled excursions.

by Joe Tennis

53

Need a Theme for Your
Autumn Getaway?

58 Eastern Kentucky's

10 Letters/Worth a Click
11 Contributors
12 From the Editor
13 Creature Feature
14 Mill Creek Stories
22 The Good Walk
24 Mountain Report
26 Festivals & Events
31 Country Roads
72 Singing in the Garden
74 Guest Column

Country Music Highway

The hardships of the region have
inspired its musical artists.

by Bob Barrick

60

Spooky! Just in Time for
Halloween, Two Scary Spots

Tony Urban's book is full of odd
places in West Virginia. We visit
two of them.

by Tony Urban

64

Wait, Sonkers?

On ThE COvER

Tracking down a dessert unique to
one North Carolina county.

by Fred & Jill Sauceman

From wine to cheese, from music
to quilts, we provide the routes to
your favorites.

Photographer Adam Mowery captured the fog lifting in the
early morning hours of a brisk October morning along the Blue
Ridge Parkway near Black Balsam Knob (near milepost 420).
See more of Mowery's work at adammowery.com

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by Sam Boykin

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Selected placeS viSited in thiS iSSue
(page number)
Blairsville,GA ..........................51

Lynchburg, VA....... 22

BlowingRock,NC .................. 47

MontgomeryCo.,VA ..........44

Clemson,SC........................... 50

Princeton, WV ................ 60

CumberlandPlateau,TN........49

Scarbro , WV ................... 62

Elkins,WV .............................48

Slade, KY .........................52

Gatlinburg,TN........................31

Surry County, NC ............. 64

Great Smokies ....................... 36

Region-wide stories: .......40, 53

Scarbo
Slade
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Elkins

Princeton
Montgomery
County

Cumberland Plateau
Lynchburg
Surry
County

Great Smokies

Blowing Rock

Gatlinburg

Clemson

Blairsville

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JOE TENNIS

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017

Features
Romance, Reunions and Family Fun for Summe
Mountain Summer: A Photo Essay
When Asheville Took over the 1970s’ Paper Dress Fad
Bateaux along the James River
On the Appalachian Trail, the Easy Way
BBQ!
Departments
Letters / Worth a Click
Contributors
From the Editor
Mill Creek Stories
Creature Feature
Mountain Report
The Good Walk
Country Roads
Singing in the Garden
Festivals & Events
Guest Column
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Intro
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Cover1
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Cover2
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 3
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 4
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 5
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Letters / Worth a Click
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Contributors
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 8
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 9
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - From the Editor
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 11
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Mill Creek Stories
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 13
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 14
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 15
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Creature Feature
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 17
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 18
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 19
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Mountain Report
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 21
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - The Good Walk
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 23
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Country Roads
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 25
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 26
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 27
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Romance, Reunions and Family Fun for Summe
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 29
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 30
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 31
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 32
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 33
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 34
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 35
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Mountain Summer: A Photo Essay
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 37
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 38
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 39
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - When Asheville Took over the 1970s’ Paper Dress Fad
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 41
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 42
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 43
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Bateaux along the James River
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 45
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - On the Appalachian Trail, the Easy Way
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 47
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 48
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 49
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 50
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 51
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 52
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 53
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 54
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 55
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - BBQ!
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 57
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Singing in the Garden
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 59
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 60
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 61
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 62
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 63
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Festivals & Events
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 65
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Guest Column
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 67
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 68
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 69
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 70
Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - 71
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Blue Ridge Country - September/October 2017 - Cover3
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