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August 2021

WNCHA Outdoor Experiences: The Buncombe Turnpike

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Palmetto Trail, Anders Rd
Zirconia, NC 28790
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$10 – $20

Ready to hit the old dusty trail and explore the history of the Buncombe Turnpike? Join us Saturday, August 7 as special guest Lauren May of the Vance Birthplace State Historic Site partners with the Western North Carolina Historical Association to lead a hike in the historic Saluda Gap. This area was the southern terminus of the Buncombe Turnpike along the NC/SC border. The route ran north through this pass, predominantly along the French Broad River, to the NC/TN border,…

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