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Picturing The Past Bowling: A Favorite Pastime In Brevard


Last updated 3/25/2019 at 12:27pm

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Industrial League bowling between teams representing Ecusta and other businesses.

Bowling was always a popular recreational activity among Ecusta employees. In the early days they fielded at least six men's teams and six women's team. However, long before the Ecusta Paper Corporation arrived in Transylvania County bowling was a favorite past time among summer visitors and local young folks.

Brevard's first bowling alley was located in the Aethelwold building during the summer of 1906. The original intention appeared to be to provide exercise opportunities for summer visitors. The bowling alley was particularly popular on rainy days, and there were occasional comment...

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