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  • All fields: Blowing Rock, Watauga County, North Carolina, United States
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    • Watauga County Cemetery Survey Records

    • 1937
    • Compiled cemetery tombstone records created by the Historical Records Survey of North Carolina.
    • United States. Work Projects Administration; Historical Records Survey of North Carolina;
    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • Entrance sign to Tweetsie Railroad
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • One of several plaques around the park telling an abbreviated history of Tweetsie
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • An exhibit in the Frank T. Williams Railroad Museum features the history and past owners of the park
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • Photographs and narratives tell visitors about the Robbins family and the development of Tweetsie
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Mary Nelson Carter's "Lend-a-Hand" Library and reading room

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    • Written on back: ""Lend-a-hand Library (Mary Nelson Carter Memorial) 1000 - volumes Free to mountaineers but visitors pay $1.00 per season - ."" Mary Nelson Carter?s ?«£Lend-A-Hand Library"" began in a small cottage on her lawn. In October 1913,...
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    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • A plaque marking the 100th Anniversary of Tweetsie Railroad
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • Models, tools and schedules associated with Tweetsie Railroad
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • Prints and paintings illustrate the story of Tweetsie when it traveled daily from Johnson City, Tennessee, and Boone, North Carolina
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • Detailed sketch of a car associated with Linville River Railway Company
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • Some of the articles on the history of railroads in Western North Carolina printed by the East Tennessee and North Carolina Railroad Society
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • Early photographs of the region and the railroad
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • A model of Tweetsie as it runs at the park
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • An exhibit on Fred Kirby, a Charlotte children's television personality that appeared regularly at the park. He was known as the "Marshal of Tweetsie Railroad."
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • An autographed photograph to Fred Kirby from Gene Autry. Autry had purchased Tweetsie to use in movies, but the cost of moving it to California derailed his plan. He sold the trail to Grover Robbins, Jr., in 1956
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • A photograph of Gene Autry, The Singing Cowboy, along with a narrative of Autry's involvement with Tweetsie Railroad
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)
    • Tweetsie Railroad

    • 2003-09-09
    • The saddle from Fred Kirby's horse, Calico
    • North Carolina ECHO (Project)

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