The Transylvania Times -

By Marcy Thompson
Picturing The Past 

Cedar Mountain: A True Summer Community – Cedar Mountain NC


Last updated 4/7/2014 at 9:19am

Camp Burgiss Glenn's Hill Top Cabin has board-and-batten siding and a stacked stone chimney.

By the 1880s Transylvania County had recovered sufficiently from the Civil War. People were once again coming to the area to enjoy the healthy, natural environment and cool summers. Unlike the resort areas around Sapp-hire and Lake Toxaway, Cedar Mountain was primarily a summer community for South Carolinians who came back year after year. Families pass their homes on to the next generation and continue the tradition of summering in the mountains.

The cottages are relatively small and tucked in among the woods, providing a cool and peaceful environment. A true summer colony, the homes...

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