“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Forneys Creek, North Carolina

Clickable Map of Swain County, North Carolina and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Swain County, NC (68) Graham County, NC (12) Haywood County, NC (47) Jackson County, NC (26) Macon County, NC (30) Blount County, TN (68) Sevier County, TN (106)  SwainCounty(68) Swain County (68)  GrahamCounty(12) Graham County (12)  HaywoodCounty(47) Haywood County (47)  JacksonCounty(26) Jackson County (26)  MaconCounty(30) Macon County (30)  BlountCountyTennessee(68) Blount County (68)  SevierCounty(106) Sevier County (106)
Bryson City is the county seat for Swain County
Forneys Creek is in Swain County
      Swain County (68)  
      Graham County (12)  
      Haywood County (47)  
      Jackson County (26)  
      Macon County (30)  
      Blount County, Tennessee (68)  
      Sevier County, Tennessee (106)  
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1North Carolina (Swain County), Forneys Creek — Eastern ViewGreat Smokey Mountain National Park
On a clear day you can see Mount Mitchell, the highest peak in the eastern United States, 73 miles (117km) away in North Carolina's Black Mountains. Can you see Mount Mitchell today? clear days can allow views that exceed 100 miles (161km). On other . . . Map (db m107193) HM
2North Carolina (Swain County), Forneys Creek — Northern ViewGreat Smokey Mountain National Park
People come to Clingmans Dome to experience the 360-degree view but how does the view today compare to centuries ago? We really don't know, but we do know that haze, largely caused by air pollution, can greatly diminish your view. Records show . . . Map (db m107194) HM
3North Carolina (Swain County), Forneys Creek — Southern ViewGreat Smokey Mountain National Park
Notice the forest that surrounds the tower. This is a spruce (Picea rubens) and Fraser fir (Abies fraseri). It is a forest under stress. The dead trees you see are Fraser fir, victims of a European insect. Another threat, with far . . . Map (db m107192) HM
4North Carolina (Swain County), Forneys Creek — Western ViewGreat Smoky Mountains National Park
Looking west you can track the course of the North Carolina-Tennessee boundary. Through most of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the state boundary also marks the course of the Appalachian Trail, which passes just below this tower. The trail . . . Map (db m107196) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022