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Picturing The Past: Pennsylvania Businessmen Created Toxaway Co.

 

July 10, 2017

One of the larger document collections in the Rowell Bosse North Caro-lina Room at the Transylva-nia County Library consists of Toxaway Company land records.

In the late 1800s, northern investors saw opportunities to purchase land for mining, timber and development in western North Carolina. A group of prosperous Pennsylvania businessmen created the Toxaway Company to buy thousands of acres i...



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