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Origin of place names in the Great Smoky Mountains

By 1862-1931 Horace Kephart


This original manuscript, written by Horace Kephart likely around 1930, concerns the origin of place names in the Great Smoky Mountains. Horace Kephart (1862-1931) was noted naturalist, woodsman, journalist, and author and promoter of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Throughout his life, Kephart wrote many articles supporting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park as well as the books “Camping and Woodcraft” and “Our Southern Highlanders.

Topics: Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.) -- History; Appalachian Region, Southern -- History; Guyot, A. (Arnold), 1807-1884; Names, Geographical -- Great Smoky Mountains (N.C. and Tenn.);, reports;
Publisher: Hunter Library Digital Collections, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC 28723;
Year: 2016
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