By Beech Mountain Historical Society

Beech Mountain was a rugged wasteland recognized simply to the Cherokee Indians. finally hunters, loggers, moonshiners, and settlers made their marks upon the mountain. within the Sixties, Tom Brigham, a Birmingham dentist, expected a ski hotel within the South and selected Beech Mountain because the ideal website. Grover Robbins, a trees guy and developer from Blowing Rock, became Brigham's imaginative and prescient into the Carolina Caribbean company, which built a four-season hotel with the Land of ounces on the most sensible. first and foremost plenty offered swifter than roads might be outfitted to arrive them, and the overextended corporation went bankrupt. homeowners rallied to maintain what have been created, and in 1981, the mountain reinvented itself as a captivating city and well known hotel vacation spot. as well as a middle of everlasting citizens, it attracts millions of tourists every year for snowboarding, mountain climbing, excellent surroundings, cool summers, and perfect golfing, tennis, and different leisure facilities--and for the particular feeling that's Beech Mountain.

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