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Picturing The Past: Donated Scrapbook Offers A Glimpse Of An Era Of The Buck Forest Area


Last updated 4/1/2019 at 12:48pm

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The Bridal Veil cabin.

The local History Room at the Transylvania County Library recently received a donation of the Buck Forest Scrapbook from the Friends of DuPont State Forest. The scrapbook appears to have been a promotional item for the Buck Forest Club.

In 1941, Frank Coxe organized the exclusive Buck Forest Club, permitting hunting and fishing for its members on the property. The club leased over 5,000 acres that had been owned by the Coxe family for many years.

The scrapbook includes a map showing Buck Forest in relationship to Asheville and Hendersonville, a hand drawn diagram of the Little River w...

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