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Beech Mountain was a rugged wasteland identified in simple terms to the Cherokee Indians. ultimately hunters, loggers, moonshiners, and settlers made their marks upon the mountain. within the Nineteen Sixties, Tom Brigham, a Birmingham dentist, predicted a ski inn within the South and selected Beech Mountain because the excellent web site. Grover Robbins, a bushes guy and developer from Blowing Rock, grew to become Brigham's imaginative and prescient into the Carolina Caribbean company, which built a four-season lodge with the Land of ounces on the most sensible. at the start plenty bought swifter than roads should be equipped to arrive them, and the overextended corporation went bankrupt. homeowners rallied to maintain what were created, and in 1981, the mountain reinvented itself as an enthralling city and well known hotel vacation spot. as well as a middle of everlasting citizens, it attracts millions of tourists every year for snowboarding, mountaineering, unbelievable surroundings, cool summers, and ideal golfing, tennis, and different leisure facilities--and for the distinct feeling that's Beech Mountain.

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