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By Chris Hollifield,David Biddix

this can be where. As Heriot Clarkson sat on his mule atop Grassy Mountain in June 1909, he appeared out over a sea of mountains extending to the horizon in each path, his desires earlier than him. right here was once the spot for a retreat from the summer season warmth of the piedmont and coastal undeniable the place uncomplicated residing and nature's good looks could mix to create an idyllic group. however the tale does not start there. Hardy Scotch-Irish settlers moved into those comparable mountains a few centuries previous, admiring a similar perspectives and placing down everlasting roots. pictures of the USA: Little Switzerland records the original interactions among local and summer time citizens in operating jointly to construct this awesome neighborhood. The social, financial, old, and religious textile that makes Little Switzerland specified between hotel groups is gifted, in addition to the personalities and locations that supply its character.

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