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Memories Of Woodstock 50 Years Later – Brevard, NC


August 15, 2019

In a Volkswagen Beetle, they pulled off the freeway onto a road taking them in the direction of culminating change – a brief pivot in Western Civilization – and severe gridlock.

Fifty years ago, Aug. 15-18, the Woodstock music festival was billed as "An Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music," and was planned for a maximum of 200,000 attendees, with tickets at $18 in advance and $24 at the door, but when festival-goers began arriving by the tens of thousands on Aug. 13, organizers could not hold back the tide, and it became a free event.

One of the attendees was Brevard resi...

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