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DOUG KERR

ABOVE: The world's largest steerable telescope
in Green Bank, West Virginia, allows no wifi
nor cellphones within 10 miles.
ABOVE RIGHT: The Chester teapot is the
world's largest.

rumored to be the largest collection of cat
wind-up toys in the world. roadsideamerica.
com
Gold! Dahlonega, Georgia, was the
site of one of the first gold rushes in
the United States and had a mint that
produced gold coins marked with a "D"
until 1861. wandernorthgeorgia.com
Walkin' the Smokies.There are over
900 miles of maintained trails in Great
Smoky Mountain National Park. That's almost half the length of the Appalachian
Trail. 900 Milers Club
Carolina Curvaceous. The curviest road in North Carolina, Route 129 in

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Madison County!
Experience 50 Ways to Fall in Love with the Foothills.
Come to Madison and hike, fish, go for a wine
or beer tasting, learn some history, take an art class
and enjoy the weekend at a festival
or listen to a band.
Stay in a B&B, cabin,
camper, RV Lodge,
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Deals Gap, is called the Tail of the Dragon
because it boasts 318 curves in 11 miles.
onlyinyourstate.com
Any Studebakers? There are over
4,000 old cars strung out over six miles
of trails at the world's largest old car
junkyard located in White, Georgia.
exploregeorgia.org
Set a spell. The world's largest Amish
chair is found in Blairsville, Georgia,
while there's an 11-foot-tall Big Red
Rocker in Maggie Valley, North Carolina.
roadsideamerica.com
Any camel in a Camel smoke? Sassafras Mountain, the highest peak in South
Carolina at 3,560 feet, has no sassafras on it.
geology.com
Everest Schmeverst. The elevation gain and loss over the course of the
full Appalachian Trail is the equivalent
of climbing Mount Everest 16 times.
thetrek.co
Listening to the stars? Wifi and cellphones are illegal in the 10 square miles
surrounding the world's largest steerable
telescope in Green Bank, West Virginia.
Atlas Obscura

Upcoming Exhibits

* Inspired by Elvis
* From the Hills and Hollers
of West Virginia
* Treasures from the Vault
* Shenandoah Stars by the
Shenandoah Valley Quilt Guild
Exhibits will run from
7/23/2019 - 12/14/2019

301 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-3818 | www.vaquiltmuseum.org


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