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  • Tags: Beech Mountain

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This item is an unused color postcard showing characters from the Wizard of Oz outside a castle. Text on the back indicates the location is Land of Oz at Beech Mountain in Banner Elk, NC. The characters seen are the Wicked Witch, Cowardly Lion,…

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This item is a color slide showing the exterior of Guy's Folk Shop. There are a large number of wooden crates and brooms visible on the porch, alongside hanging birdfeeders. Jack Guy was a toy maker in a small community in Avery County near Beech…

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This item is a color slide showing an exterior view of Guy's Folk Shop. A large number of crates are piled on the porch, alongside hanging birdfeeders and brooms. A handwritten notation on the front of the slide reads: "Guy's Folk Shop." Jack Guy was…

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This item is a color slide showing a portion of a painting of a woman skiing, with the word "Beech" prominently displayed. This was possibly an advertisement for Beech Mountain Resort, which lies within Avery and Watauga Counties. Opened in 1967,…

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This image shows a float covered in fake snow being escorted by women in sweaters in a Christmas parade down King Street. The side of the float appears to read "Beech Mountain." The women on and beside the float are only wearing sweaters and tights.…

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This image shows skiers outside of a building at Ski Beech (now Beech Mountain Resort). A sign reads "gondola, chairlifts, schoolyard," with an arrow pointing to the right. At the far left a snowmobile is visible. At the time that this photograph was…

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This image shows people outside of an Alpine-style building at Ski Beech (now Beech Mountain Resort). To the left a snowmobile can be seen. At the time that this photograph was taken Ski Beech was in its inaugural 1967-1968 skiing season.

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This is a photograph of many people skiing down a hill at Ski Beech (now Beech Mountain Resort). At the time that this photograph was taken Ski Beech was in its inaugural 1967-1968 skiing season.

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This image shows two people on a departing chairlift at Ski Beech (now Beech Mountain Resort) with employees and other skiers standing nearby. At the time that this photograph was taken Ski Beech was in its inaugural 1967-1968 skiing season.

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This image shows a sign at Ski Beech (now Beech Mountain Resort) reading "School Yard- Ski School Meeting Place." A pair of skis and two sets of poles are posed beside it. At the time that this photograph was taken Ski Beech was in its inaugural…
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