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Grandfather Mountain In North Carolina

Updated on February 25, 2015
This is a beautiful picture of the side of the mountain in the fall
This is a beautiful picture of the side of the mountain in the fall | Source

A place of History

Daniel Boone went hunting up on the side of the mountain. It used to be owned by a family in North Carolina that always wanted it to be a treasure and never wanted any harm to come to the mountain. They gave the land over to the state to make sure that it always remains in its natural state. The mountain is called Grandfather Mountain because its profile looks like an old man lying down. They say that at different parts of the mountain you can find different faces in it. This mountain is very beautiful and full of life. There is a restaurant on it where you can eat while you watch the birds outside the window. They had Humming birds and Cardinals and many others. They are flying around free not in cages or anything like that. They have a swinging bridge at the top which whistles when the wind blows so its called the singing bridge. They have guides so that you can learn of the different animals that live there. They have a lovely fudge store where you can get fudge and homemade ice cream. The line is always so long because the fudge is great!! This is the Greatest place on earth to visit!! Especially if you like nature. Also you don't have to drive your car to the top of the mountain they have beautiful walking trails.

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      Peggy Woods 

      3 years ago from Houston, Texas

      It sounds beautiful. It is nice that the place was donated by that family in North Carolina so that the public will be able to visit and enjoy it in perpetuity.

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