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September 12, 2019

Margaret and Caroline Davis (left to right) stand with their mother, Margaret Davis, at their Dunn's Rock home.

Wookie Who I Met

Every now and then, as I've talked to folks about growing up or living in Dunn's Rock, the name Wookie has come up. "Who is Wookie?" I'd ask.

I got the chance to find out at Cedar Mountain House. Wookie is Margaret Baucus, who moved to Dunn's Rock in 1940 with her parents, Charles and Margaret Davis, and her siblings, Caroline and Charles, called "Boots." The Davises were displaced when their chicken farm in Linville Falls suffered a devastating flood. They selected Island Ford Road as a place to relocate because Charles' mother lived nearby on Greenville Highway.

So how d...

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