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WiLLiAM BoGARDuS

22
Features

Departments

22 Eclipse!

The August event will have pockets
of totality in the mountains.

by John Goss

28 Saluting the Blue Ridge
Parkway: A Photo Essay
The spine of the mountains is a
wonderful place in summer. Our
photographers provide proof.

35 Mountain High Life:

48 The Strange Post-Biltmore
Life of Cornelia Vanderbilt
After her 10-year marriage, she left
the Asheville, North Carolina
estate, never to return.

by Marla Hardee Milling

54

The Almost-Happened Lost
States of the Mountains

Things tended to get a little dicey
in the 1700s . . . to the extent that
we nearly had three more states.

Explorations for Summer

by Mason Adams

Ready to try some different
summer experiences? Fly fishing
maybe? Craft making? C'mon
along into the mountains.

57 Farm-to-Table in Upcountry

by Nancy Henderson

South Carolina

These two restaurants take the
commitment to new levels.

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

On ThE COvER
The totality of the eclipse of August 21 will cover several portions
of the Southern Appalachians. See page 22 for John Goss's guide
to where and how to enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime event.

by Fred & Jill Sauceman

42

'Swiss' Towns in the
Mountains

Facebook.com/BlueRidgeCountry

These three little spots have
varying degrees of 'Alptitude.'

Pinterest.com/BRCmagazine

Twitter.com/BRCmagazine
Fayetteville, WV

Google.com/+BlueRidgeCountry

by Joe Tennis

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Helvetia, WV

Berea, KY

Selected placeS viSited in thiS iSSue
(page number)
Berea,KY ........................... 39

Helvetia,WV ...................... 47

Elizabethton,TN.................14

Little Switzerland, NC ....... 43

Fayetteville,WV..................41

Meadowsof Dan,VA .......... 38

Greenville,SC..................... 59

Reliance, TN ....................37

Gruetli-Laager,TN ............... 4

Salem, SC.........................39

Helen,GA .......................... 36

Spartanburg, SC ...............57
Region-wide stories: .......22, 28

4 BlueRidgeCountry.com

Meadows of
Dan, VA

Elizabethton, TN

Gruetli-Laager, TN

Little Switzerland, NC
Spatanburg, SC

Reliance, TN

Greenville, SC
Helen, GA

Salem, SC


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Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017

July/August 2017 - Cover
Table of Contents
Letters / Worth a Click
Contributors
From the Editor
Mill Creek Stories
Creature Feature
The Good Walk
Mountain Report
Country Roads
Eclipse!
Saluting the Blue Ridge Parkway: A Photo Essay
Mountain High Life: Explorations for Summer
‘Swiss’ Towns in the Mountains
The Strange Post-Biltmore Life of Cornelia Vanderbilt
The Almost-Happened Lost States of the Mountains
Farm-to-Table in Upcountry South Carolina
Festivals & Events
Singing in the Garden
Guest Column
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Intro
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - July/August 2017 - Cover
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Cover2
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 3
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Table of Contents
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 5
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Letters / Worth a Click
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Contributors
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - From the Editor
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 9
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Mill Creek Stories
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 11
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Creature Feature
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 13
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - The Good Walk
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 15
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Mountain Report
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 17
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Country Roads
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 19
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 20
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 21
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Eclipse!
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 23
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 24
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 25
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 26
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 27
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Saluting the Blue Ridge Parkway: A Photo Essay
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 29
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 30
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 31
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 32
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 33
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 34
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Mountain High Life: Explorations for Summer
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 36
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 37
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 38
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 39
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 40
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 41
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - ‘Swiss’ Towns in the Mountains
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 43
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 44
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 45
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 46
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 47
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - The Strange Post-Biltmore Life of Cornelia Vanderbilt
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 49
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 50
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 51
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 52
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 53
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - The Almost-Happened Lost States of the Mountains
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 55
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 56
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Farm-to-Table in Upcountry South Carolina
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 58
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 59
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 60
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 61
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Festivals & Events
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 63
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Singing in the Garden
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - 65
Blue Ridge Country - July/August 2017 - Guest Column
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