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By Marcy Thompson
Picturing The Past 

The Toxaway Inn Was Demolished In 1947


Last updated 1/30/2017 at 6:35pm

Toxaway Inn in its heyday.

Last week Picturing the Past looked back at Transylvania County in 1912, 1927, and 1937. This week the journey to yesterday's news by decade continues with events of 1947, 1957, and 1967.

The once luxurious Toxaway Inn sat empty as Transylvania's "ghost resort" until being demolished in 1947. Prior to being torn down all usable material was sold. Locals, antique dealers, and scrap dealers purchased items from hand-painted china to hardwood flooring. Items up for sale included electrical wiring, plumbing fixtures, bathtubs, windows, furniture, mirrors and more.

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