Clingmans Dome: Highest Mountain in the Great Smokies by Marci Spencer,George Ellison

By Marci Spencer,George Ellison

Clingmans Dome towers over the center of the nice Smoky Mountains because the maximum aspect in either the nationwide park and the kingdom of Tennessee. The mountain holds an historical allure--the Cherokee precious it, as did early settlers, and it captivates throngs of holiday makers this day. Scarred by means of logging, invasive species and sleek toxins, the mountain endures. via lush narratives and engaging aspect, writer Marci Spencer offers the ordinary and human historical past of this iconic vacation spot, together with Senator Thomas Clingman's 1858 trip to degree the mountain and the 1934 start of the park.

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