Blue Ridge Country - January/February 2018 - 5

Christian Murillo

38
Features

52
Departments

28 Mountain Curios 2018
From the nation's first air
conditioning to a 6-year-old's rail
misfortune, here are six odd tales.

by Ray Chandler, Su ClausonWicker, Grant Currin, Marla
Hardee Milling, Joe Tennis, Eric
J. Wallace

48

Thru-Hiking Couple
Remains Wed to the A.T.

Logan and Georganna Seamon
married soon after their 2,175-mile
hike, and soon after that took over
a business along the trail.

by Eric J. Wallace

34 Natural Wonders of the

52 Water Woman: Anna
George Finds her Freshwater

Our photographers capture the big
rocks, the tall falls and more.

The director of the Tennessee
Aquarium Conservation Institute
has found her local calling.

Mountains: A Photoessay

38 The Natural Wonders
Travel Guide
The mountains of the South are
full of dramatic and intriguing
formations of nature. Here are 50.

by Nan Chase

by Nancy Henderson

55

Cumberland Gap Redux: A
30th Anniversary Revisit

Twenty-two years after her first visit
for the magazine, our writer returns
to a signature mountain spot.

6 Letters/Worth a Click/ Contributors
8 From the Editor
10 Mill Creek Stories
14 Mountain Report
15 Creature Feature
16 The Good Walk
18 Country Roads
22 Festivals & Events
62 Flavors
64 Singing in the Garden
66 Guest Column

On ThE COvER
Photographer Christian Murillo captured a summer-day paddle
along the mountain-lined shores of Lake Burton, in north
Georgia. Murillo is a professional photographer based out of
Atlanta, and specializes in natural landscapes and adventure
lifestyle photography.

by Joan Vannorsdall

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Selected placeS viSited in thiS iSSue
(page number)
Blood Mountain, GA															48

Luray,VA																													 29

Bluff City, TN																										 62

Marion,VA																										 30

Chattanooga,TN 																					52

Sevierville, TN																					16

CumberlandGap,VA/KY/TN				55
Drexel, NC																														28
Hiawassee, GA 																								 31

Toccoa, GA																								32
Multiple-location stories ..34, 38

Luray

Bluff City

Marion

Sevierville
Chattanooga
Hiawassee
Blood
Mountain

Drexel

Toccoa

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