Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (November 6, 2002)
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positioned simply north of the Carolinas' border, Rutherford County is celebrated for its typical wonders, together with Chimney Rock and the Bottomless swimming pools. although, its immense allure contains even more: quite a few listings at the nationwide sign in of ancient locations; advancements that embody the development of Lake entice; nationwide titles, together with woodland City's "One of America's Ten most lovely Cities;" and small cities and hamlets, comparable to Rutherfordton, Spindale, Avondale, and Henrietta.Chimney Rock and Rutherford County honors the accomplishments of 1 of North Carolina's such a lot scenic counties. greater than two hundred classic photos, culled from postcards, newspapers, company records, and private collections, supply a window into the county's previous. Readers will examine of the county's defining moments, from its separation from Lincoln County to its ideal sacrifice in the course of international conflict II of 149 younger males, in addition to the county's ancient locations, like Pine Gables (1700s), the Lake trap lodge, and the Bechtler's Mint (1831). Readers even have the singular likelihood to fulfill famous Rutherford County figures, together with cloth tycoon Raleigh Rutherford Haynes, screenwriter Earl Owensby, radio announcer Jerrell Bedford, and Sheriff Damon Huskey, who served the county for twenty-four years.