Tag: Tremont

  1. Get a Weekly Dose of Wonder from Tremont

    Get a Weekly Dose of Wonder from Tremont By John DiDiego, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont Education Director Psychology research continues to find that experiences of wonder and awe are associated with a host of positive emotions and outcomes—from physical and mental wellbeing, to healing, to what are known as ‘prosocial behaviors.’ As educators, we Read more...
  2. Image for the Asking: When the Color Comes Leapin’ Up

    Image for the Asking: When the Color Comes Leapin’ Up Story and image by Don McGowan It is closely estimated that William Marion Walker, variously known as Black Bill or Big Bill, owned more than five thousand acres, or about eight square miles, of prime valley and mountain ridge land in the Tremont and Tuckaleechee areas of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Blount County, TN. Included in Read more...
  3. Teachers need support too!

    Teachers need support too! By John Didiego, Tremont Education Director In a typical year, the social and emotional wellbeing of students might top my list of concerns heading into the school year. Kids can’t even begin to learn when their basic needs aren’t met.  This year, however, that concern is edged out by the needs of another critical Read more...
  4. Image for the Asking: The Last Log Train from Tremont

    Image for the Asking: The Last Log Train from Tremont Story and image by Don McGowan It was in December 1938 that the last logging train pulled out of Tremont bearing to the mill at Townsend trees cut by the Little River Lumber Company along Thunderhead Prong of Middle Prong of Little River. Tremont had been established in 1925 at the confluence of Thunderhead Prong and Lynn Camp Prong, where Read more...
  5. Experience 'SmokiEEEs @ Home' during National Park Week

    Experience 'SmokiEEEs @ Home' during National Park Week GSMA is proud to be a collaborator on this fantastic project with Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Friends of the Smokies, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, and Discover Life in America. Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials invite the public to experience ‘SmokiEEEs @ Home’ during National Park Week. Read more...

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