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Ducktown Basin Museum And Burra Historic Mine Site

 

For a small fee, one may visit the Museum May-Oct. Monday-Saturday from 10am-4:30pm, and Nov.-April from 9:30am-4pm. Located at the site of Burra Burra Mine, it exhibits the mining industry history as well as the every day life in a company town. 300 acres of land at he mine have been set aside as a memorial to the devastation of the basin as a result of copper mining after it had been discovered in Polk County TN in 1843.

http://www.ducktownbasinmuseum.com/

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/local/story/2014/nov/03/burra-burra-mine-targeted-for-restoration/271148/

 

Posted by Jack Shingler on March 8th, 2017 3:49 PM

Fields Of The Wood

 

Fields Of The Wood is a spiritual retreat open to public at no charge. Ambrose Tomlinson and several followers came to found a new church in western North Carolina in the 20th century. It features the world's largest Ten Commandment depiction on a mountainside with concrete letters 5 ft. tall and 4 ft. wide. At 210 acres, visitors can view the entire park by walking up Ten Commandment Mountain or Prayer Mountain. This park also has an altar 80 ft. long, an open bible 30 ft. by 50 ft. and a prone cross 115 ft wide/150 ft. long and lined by flags of 86 nations of which the Church of God of Prophecy can be found.

http://fieldsofthewoodbiblepark.com/

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Posted by Jack Shingler on September 7th, 2016 9:03 AM

Hiwassee River

 

At 140 miles long and within the first 50 miles, Hiwassee River drops 866 ft. in elevation from the L & N Depot in Murphy to downtown Chattanooga. From the west of Murphy to the TN border, much of the river is enclosed into Hiwassee Lake and Apalachia Lake reservoirs. Dry Gorge is is then visible below Apalachia Lake.

http://www.theblueridgehighlander.com/rivers_creeks_in_the_mtns/north_carolina/hiwassee_river.php

Posted by Jack Shingler on August 24th, 2016 9:09 AM

Hiwassee Dam

 

At 307 ft. high. Hiwassee Dam is the tallest in the world. Sitting at the west end of Hiwassee Lake, the dam generates hydroelectric power by a reversible turbine pump which allows water to be pumped back into the reservoir for reuse. Fishing and swimming access, covered pavilion, picnic tables and restrooms are located on the northeast side of the dam. Driving across the dam, Lake Hiwassee is on the east with Hiwassee River on the west. A park below the dam has picnic tables and a boat ramp.

https://www.tva.com/Energy/Our-Power-

System/Hydroelectric/Hiwassee-Reservoir

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Posted by Jack Shingler on July 20th, 2016 7:49 AM

The Dry Gorge Of The Hiwassee River And The John Muir National Recreational Trail

 

On the gorge's south side is an abandoned rail road track which is comfortable for walking along the river and accessible at the Hiwassee bridge on TN SR 68. It follows the river for 17 miles from TN SR 68 to Reliance, TN and crosses beautiful whitewater creeks and streams.

The John Muir National Recreational Trail follows the river on the opposite north side. This trail is a tad difficult to walk, however, as it travels along high bluffs and wetland meadows to Reliance, TN. Built in 1972 and 19 miles long, it follows the route John Muir made in 1867. It can be accessed from TN SR 68 north of the Hiwassee River bridge and a walk from the trailhead at Coker Creek leads to a bluff overlooking the Dry Gorge.

http://hikingtheappsandbeyond.weebly.com/trail-reports/benton-mackaye-trail-big-bend-to-coker-creek-reliance-tennessee

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Posted by Jack Shingler on June 25th, 2016 10:43 AM
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Posted by Jack Shingler on June 8th, 2016 11:01 AM

Conasuaga Falls

 

A little waterway that eventually cascades 30 ft. via a rugged gorge over a series of ledges. One of the most amazing waterfalls in the National Cherokee Forest, it is reachable less than one mile from the parking area down a steep yet easily accessible trail.

http://www.ncwaterfalls.com/conasauga_tn1.htm

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Posted by Jack Shingler on June 8th, 2016 10:56 AM

Coker Creek Scenic Area And Falls

 

Spaced within a quarter mile of the parking area are four sets of waterfalls called Upper Coker Creek Falls, Coker Creek Falls, Hiding Place Falls, and Lower Coker Creek Falls. This beautiful and remote place abounds with swimming holes, deep pools, rock ledges and huge size boulders perfect for picnicking. Coker Creek is also a great place to search for gold and has a 2.7 mile trail connecting the John Muir National Recreational Trail.

http://cokercreek.org/trails.htm

Posted by Jack Shingler on May 20th, 2016 8:28 AM

Cherokee Lake Recreation Area

 

A Nantahala National Forest recreation area with restrooms, handicapped accessible path and fishing pier. Constructed by the TVA and forest service, this 70-acre lake was designed to be a recreation-biological development whose water level would remain constant at all times. Some fish that were stocked in its waters include: large and small mouth bass and wall-eyed pike.

http://www.wildernet.com/pages/activity.cfm?actid=081109IO*53318fa&areaid=NCTR&rectype=Forest Areas&startrecord=1&fromPage=summary&CU_ID=1

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Posted by Jack Shingler on May 5th, 2016 7:13 AM
Jack worked with me to find a vacation home in my price range. He graciously worked around my schedule.. Emails and phone calls were promptly returned every single time. He was organized and on the ball, which is important when you are trying to close a deal. He knows the local real estate markets well and gave thoughtful advice about locations and homes, and listened closely to our preferences. Also important:he was patient, and not at all pushy. I never felt pressured with him in any aspect of the process. When I was ready to take the next step,he was always available right away to make it happen. I would definitely call him again if I ever decide to move  Donna Keller
Posted by Jack Shingler on April 21st, 2016 11:36 AM

Cherohala Skyway

 

Is a roadway and crowning jewel of western NC and eastern TN. Originally called the 'Cheoah Parkway' or 'Overkill Skyway', North Carolina and Tennessee settled on connecting the names of the Nantahala and Cherokee Forests. As the most expensive highway ever built in NC, it stretches 36 miles in all and although completed in 1995, it is not heavily traveled. There are picnic sites, restrooms and overlooks along its comfortable intervals.

http://www.cherohala.org/photolibrary1.html

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Posted by Jack Shingler on April 6th, 2016 10:29 AM

 


Buck Bald Overlook

 

With beautiful sunsets, Buck Bald offers a 360-degree view at 2,348 ft above sea level of 3 states. It has a nice parking area and picnic tables. In the early 1930's and 40's, fire spotting towers scattered the Appalachian Mountains, but most were removed by the late 70's with Buck Bald Overlook being one of the locations. Today it is a Cherokee National Forest recreation area.

http://www.inlandcrossing.com/buck-bald-tn/

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Posted by Jack Shingler on March 25th, 2016 8:05 AM

Bald Mountain Railroad Loop

 

Built in 1898 around Bald Mountain, 16 miles north of Copperhill, the Loop runs 8,000 ft. long and at one time was considered the 3rd longest in the world. The railroad conquers a 426 ft. climb from the gorge, encircling Bald Mountain while crossing over itself via a 63 ft. high/195 ft. trestle, all in only 6 miles! Hikers can stroll the gradient to enjoy the many view it has to offer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_ehbv3Me78

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Posted by Jack Shingler on March 19th, 2016 9:31 AM

Ocoee White Water Center

 

In 1996, Ocoee River, west of Ducktown TN, was the site of the Olympics White Water Competition. Because of the build of the White Water Center, it serves as a popular visit to the public. Parking is metered and all facilities are available at this location. A bridge, 336 ft. high, leads to a trail for cyclists and pedestrians. Walkways and medicinal plants surround a stunning building, which provides space for classrooms, a gift shop, and history exhibits related to the area.

http://ocoeerafting.com/OcoeeRaftingCenter.php

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Posted by Jack Shingler on March 2nd, 2016 8:16 AM

The Powerhouse features several boat launches, fishing accesses, chemical toilets and a large parking area. It rests at the end of the pressure conduit which sends water from the Apalachia Lake to the Hiwassee River bed. During construction, a 450 ft. long bridge was built 30 ft. above the river, allowing cyclists and foot travelers to cross and is a good area to reach the John Muir National Recreation Trail.

http://www.pbase.com/marlin01/apalachia_dam_trip


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Posted by Jack Shingler on February 17th, 2016 9:35 AM

Located west of Lake Apalachia, standing 150 ft. high/1,308 ft. across, this dam tunnels water 8.3 miles from the Hiwassee River via the mountains to the Apalachia Powerhouse where it's returned to the riverbed. There are no facilities at this location, however it offers a fantastic view of the lake with an improved boat launch.

http://openbuildings.com/buildings/apalachia-dam-profile-23906

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Posted by Jack Shingler on February 1st, 2016 7:47 AM

Murphy, North Carolina

Murphy, once named 'Tlanusi'yi' meaning 'Leech Place', had become a main location when Fort Butler was constructed in 1836 as a gathering site for the Cherokee Indians to begin their long journey via TN & OK along what had become famously known as the 'Trail of Tears". Murphy was later named after Archibald D. Murphey, who was a state senator.

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Posted by Jack Shingler on January 27th, 2016 10:27 AM
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$245,900.00
93 Hall Road

Brasstown, NC 28902



Beds: 3 Rooms: 10
Full Baths: 2 Sq. Ft.: 2758
Garage: 0 Built: 2004
 

Very nice 3/2 on 1.47 acres with no restrictions! Private well with large fenced in garden in place. 2 car garage. Only min from Tri County Collage, Folk School and Murphy Medical. Much much more to list, must see
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Posted by Jack Shingler on October 26th, 2015 11:22 AM
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959 Daylily Dr.

Marble, NC 28905



Beds: 3 Rooms: 0
Full Baths: 3 Sq. Ft.: 2523
Garage: 0 Built: 1999
 


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Posted by Jack Shingler on May 23rd, 2015 5:55 AM
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$149,900.00
35 Smoke Rise Cir.

Murphy, NC 28906



Beds: 2 Rooms: 6
Full Baths: 2 Sq. Ft.: 1512
Garage: 0 Built: 1985
 

Spacious golf course living all on one floor. This 2 bed, 2 bath charming villa style townhouse backs up to the 10th fairway. It has an enclosed sun porch for added living space. Wood burning stone fireplace, vaulted wood ceiling in living room and master bedroom, laminate wood flooring, jetted tub and separate shower in master bath, walk in closets and ample storage make this the perfect golf retreat or full time home. All exterior maintenance is covered by monthly fee, including roof
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Cherokee Lake Recreation Area

Tva and the forest service constructed this 70-acre lake by damming the Persimmon Creek arm of Hiwassee Lake. It was designed to be a recreation-biological readjustment development whose water level would remain constant regardless of the fluctuation of the main portion of the reservoir. It was originally stocked with large and small mouth bass and wall-eyed pike.It is a Nantahala National Forest recreation area and has picnic tables,a covered pavilion, restrooms, and a handicapped accessible path and fishing pier. Just a great place to take the family for fun.


Take 64 west from Murphy and then take a right turn on 294 continue for 2.6 miles to the entrance to Cherokee Lake Recreation Area.Turn right and go for one mile to the parking area.

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Posted by Jack Shingler on March 7th, 2015 9:12 AM
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$169,900.00
158 Crisp Acres Tral

Murphy, NC 28906



Beds: 3 Rooms: 0
Full Baths: 2 Sq. Ft.: 1132
Garage: 0 Built: 1986
 

Log cabin on 59.3 acres with no deed restrictions! End of road privacy, mostly all wooded land. Would make a nice family compound
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Posted by Jack Shingler on November 18th, 2014 9:41 AM
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$72,900.00
Lot 27 Hideaway Hills

Murphy, NC 28906



Beds: 0 Rooms: 0
Full Baths: 0 Sq. Ft.: 0
Garage: 0 Built: 0
 

Ready to build your mountain dream home? Don't miss this 1 1/2 acre lot with a spectacular, panoramic view! This gem is bordered by the Nantahala and Cherokee national forests and is only a short walk from Hiwassee Lake. Just picture you and your family sitting out on your deck watching the song birds at the feeder. As the morning fog lifts to reveal a most spectacular day, you can imagine and live the dream!This is a gated sub division with wide roads.
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Posted by Jack Shingler on September 15th, 2014 11:26 AM
The city of Murphy owns the smallest railroad in the  the country,just the depot a box car,a caboose,and a short spur of trackes. It got its start back in 1887,when the Carolinas,the Southern,the Georgia,and finally Murphy NC.

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