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 …

Martin Music

By Anne Chesky Smith In the midst of the Great Depression, Marcus Lafayette Martin moved his family east to Swannanoa, North Carolina, where he was able to find work in …