Above is a photo provided by Jerry DeWeese that shows the East LaPorte area in March of 1941. Thorpe Dam was under construction, and the pipes that are seen in the left side of this photo became the penstock that is on the right side of N.C. 107 near Glenville traveling South. The pipes also…

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Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Above is a photo provided by Jerry DeWeese that shows the East LaPorte area in March of 1941. Thorpe Dam was under construction, and the pipes that are seen in the left side of this photo became the penstock that is on the right side of N.C. 107 near Glenville traveling South. The pipes also…

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While summer camp programs have been suspended at the Mountain Heritage Center, Western Carolina University’s Museum of Appalachian Culture will provide “Step Back in Time” activity and crafts packets to elementary school students on a limited basis.

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Readers are invited to submit photos for Back Then, or suggest stories about Jackson County’s past for us to research and write about. Photos can be dropped off or mailed to the newspaper office. Please call 586-2611, or email news@thesylvaherald.com with questions.

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