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Georgia Mountain Laurel Magazine

In This Issue: September 2016

Sep 12, 2016 04:53PM ● By Melanie Heisinger

A Note from Tracy

Our Foxfire issue has been one of our favorite issues of the year from several years now, but this one is special because this year Foxfire celebrates 50 years! It was at Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School in 1966 that a high school English teacher wanted to change the way students learned. An interactive classroom to say the least and it worked. Students interviewed family, neighbors and the old man down the road. They learned some valuable tools for survival and about the heritage of their family. For half a century that information has been documented in the form of magazines and books that are treasured.

We invite you to discover or re-discover Foxfire. The Foxfire museum and the property it sits on is located off of Church Street in Mountain City, Georgia. They welcome you to visit often, to explore the property, cabins, barns, the blacksmith shop, the chapel and the store where books and magazines are just the beginning.

September is the beginning of fall and we all know that means cooler temps, apples and changing leaves. I for one am ready for all three! September is also the month that Peter McIntosh began writing his Adventure Out column in our magazine. This month marks TEN years of hikes to waterfalls, mountaintops, and hideaways.We are grateful for the information that Peter gives us but even more we are grateful for his outstanding photography. On our cover this month is a photo from one of his earliest adventures to Rabun Bald.

Another great issue thanks to the incredible people I work with and our writers. All brought to you by the businesses that support us. A great way to say thanks is to support them.

Happy almost fall! 

Read It Online: September 2016 Issue of Georgia Mountain Laurel Magazine

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