Tag: Roosevelt

  1. A Long Day’s Walk to Hear President Roosevelt

    A Long Day’s Walk to Hear President Roosevelt by Jim Casada  Among the many intriguing characters I was privileged to know as a boy growing up in Swain County was a local old-timer, George Monteith, who had grown up on lower Forney Creek in an area that eventually became part of the park with the flooding of Fontana Lake. In my mind’s eye I still see him, invariably clad in clean Read more...
  2. Smokies Life magazine: Roosevelt’s “Grand Trip” to the Smokies

    Smokies Life magazine: Roosevelt’s “Grand Trip” to the Smokies The following is a teaser for a feature in the current Smokies Life magazine. Roosevelt’s “Grand Trip” to the Smokies, By Anne Bridges Prologue Many people are aware that President Roosevelt visited Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 1940 to dedicate the park. But few realize that this was his second trip to the Read more...

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