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Mount Mitchell and Royal Gorge Section of Western North Carolina – Postcard Pack

These postcards are from a packet titled “Mount Mitchell and Royal Gorge Section of Western North Carolina.”   Description Front Back 1. Front top left: Mount Mitchell and Royal Gorge Section of Western North Carolina. Front top right: Postage 1 ½ c without message Back top: Sunset Scene in Royal Gorge, showing Highway No. 70 […]

Maps of McDowell County, NC

The maps at the USGenWeb Archives Maps Library are great visuals for counties lines and in what time period. This will help you locate where you should search for a particular reside during a particular time period. In reviewing some of these North Carolina maps from the UNC Library collection, I noticed names of “homesteads”, creeks and mountains […]