Hendersonville & Flat Rock: An Intimate Tour

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Whatever your acquaintance with Western North Carolina, you will discover within these pages a trove of regional treasures. Newcomers, longtime residents, natives and visitors alike will delight in the many highlights of this alluring corner of the Great Smoky Mountains, in one of our country's most breathtaking, celebrated areas. With a warm, insightful style, Ruscin takes you on a journey to the early nineteenth century, when the city of Hendersonville and the village of Flat Rock were beginning to blossom in their roles as beloved North Carolina destinations. Meet the founding fathers and their descendants. Explore historic homes and churches. Discover the fascinating details of Henderson County's stately courthouse and Hendersonville's train depot, and tour a farmstead in the heart of the county. Then, return to the present with stunning photography and revel in all that the region offers today--from Hendersonville and Flat Rock to nearby mountain villages like Saluda, Brevard an
ISBN: 9781596292659
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: North Carolina
Series: Brief History
Images: 84
Pages: 176
Dimensions: 6.875 (w) x 9.75 (h)
Terry Ruscin is an author, photographer, historian and retired advertising executive. Ruscin is a member of the Henderson County Genealogical and Historical Society, Historic Flat Rock Inc., Hendersonville's Design Review Advisory Committee overseeing the city's historic districts and a commissioner with the Henderson County Historic Resources Commission. Hilliard Staton is a retired senior vice-president working within the securities industry. He has served on the Board of European Options Exchange, the Dutch Commodities Industry Association and served for fourteen years as a captain in the Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office. Staton has been involved in the local community through the North Carolina School of the Arts Foundation, Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy and the Blue Ridge Community College Foundation. He lives in Hendersonville.
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