The Transylvania Times -

Discussion Focuses On French Broad River


September 4, 2017

Tom Adams said that in the 1870s the French Broad River was dredged 26 miles, starting within the Brevard city limits and heading downstream, to help barges with the transportation of logs and produce to Asheville and beyond.

The project was eventually abandoned because of a lack of funding and some of the structures, including pilings from a dock, associated with the dredging have never been...

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