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Where We Live:

History, Nature and Culture

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"Little Tennessee River Landscape and Literature: 250 years of observations and revelations"
with Brent Martin

November 21, 2022 at 6:30p.m.

On Monday, November 21, we’ll present the latest program in the series Where We Live: History, Nature, and Culture.

Brent Martin will speak on "Little Tennessee River Landscape and Literature: 250 years of observations and revelations."  This will be a survey of various writers and their accounts of time spent  in the Little Tennessee River valley, beginning with early colonial traders and commissioners of Indian Affairs and up through the modern era.

Brent Martin is the Executive Director of the Blue Ridge Bartram Trail Conservancy and co-owner of Alarka Expeditions.  Some of his most recent publications are The Changing Blue Ridge Mountains:  Essays on Journeys Past and Present  and George Masa's Wild Vision : A Japanese Immigrant Imagines Western North Carolina. He lives in Cowee valley with his wife Angela Faye.  

The program will begin at 6:30 pm, November 21, at Cowee School Arts and Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Rd., in Franklin. The speaker series takes place the third Monday of each month. Please join us for a pleasant, informative evening.