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North Shore Cemetery Decoration Project Collection

Identifier: MSS 06-01

Scope and Contents

Materials concerning the cultural and natural history of the “north shore” of the present Great Smoky Mountains National Park, North Carolina - Tennessee, including, but not limited to, a two volume “compilation of documents regarding the Environmental Impact Study on the North Shore Road in the Great Smoky Mountain [sic] National Park in Swain County, North Carolina” (cover letter dated April 16, 2003); a “Cultural Resources Existing Conditions Report, North Shore Road Environmental Impact Statement, Swain and Graham Counties, North Carolina, Final Report” (January 2004); a “Ravensford Tract History” report (June 2002); “Transcripts of Public Meeting”; information on cemeteries, including maps; copies of newspaper articles concerning cemeteries and the park; copies of the newsletter of the Fontana North Shore Historical Association (1986 – 2002); and portions of the “Bone Rattler,” the bulletin of the Swain County Genealogical and Historical Society.


  • 1986 - 2004

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4 Linear Feet

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Repository Details

Part of the Hunter Library - Special Collections Repository

Cullowhee United States