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SWANNANOA VALLEY MUSEUM PAYS TRIBUTE TO A LEGENDARY LOCAL MANUFACTURER WNC MagazineSeptember/October 2019 WRITER: Jon Elliston (Left) A classic beacon blanket; (Right) Entrance to Beacon Village In 2002, the Beacon Manufacturing …

Swannanoa Valley Museum honors Beacon blankets

published in the Mountain XpressApril 11, 2019 by Thomas Calder Rebecca Williams was asleep inside her Grovemont home, unaware of the conflagration that illuminated the early morning sky. Her husband, Jerry Pope, woke her …