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    Great Smoky Mountains

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Event Details

  • Every Sunday Weekly from 09/21/2014 to 10/26/2014

    Location: Mountain Farm Museum at the Oconaluftee Visitor Center Time: 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM Fee Information: Free

You've heard it before, but was it really the "good ol' days?"  Join a ranger on this walk at the Mountain Farm Museum to learn what life was like on an Appalachian mountain farm. Accessible to persons using wheelchairs.