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GSMNP: fontana:a pocket history
Anyone interested in Smoky Mountain history will be thrilled with this new book that focuses on the Fontana area of the Smokies. Author (and Fontana resident) Lance Holland makes the case that this area is a microcosm of the forces that have shaped southern Appalachian history: mountain farmers, loggers, railroad barons, miners, TVA, and tourism. Home to moonshiners, millionaires, and Horace Kephart, Fontana is indeed one of the most colorful corners of the Great Smokies. 238 pages; over 100 historic photographs.