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Secret Appalachian Highlands: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure

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A LOOK INSIDE

Title: Secret Appalachian Highlands: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure
Author: Robert Sorrell
Size: 6 x 9
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781681065267
Price: $27.00

The Appalachian Highlands, a rural region consisting of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, is world-famous for its country music treasures, fast cars, early pioneer history, and breathtaking natural scenery. It is centered on the tri-cities of Bristol, Johnson City, and Kingsport, and is surrounded by smaller communities and rural wonderlands. Secret Appalachian Highlands: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure digs deeper and uncovers some of the region’s lesser-known places, mysterious stories, and creative oddities.

Each community in the Appalachian Highlands has its share of secret attractions, such as Jonesborough, Tennessee’s, pillory; dinosaur creations in Bluff City, Tennessee; and the wolves of Abingdon, Virginia. A few famous faces, including President Andrew Johnson, NASCAR great Dale Earnhardt Jr., and pop-culture icons Tennessee Ernie Ford and Hank Williams Sr. have all made their unique mark on the Appalachian Highlands. The region also features some of the nation’s most spectacular natural features, including one known as the “eighth wonder of the world.”

Local author Robert Sorrell will introduce you to the secret side of the Appalachian Highlands, a treasure trove of intriguing peculiarities and hidden history just waiting to be explored.

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Some of the region’s most unusual and mesmerizing secrets are revealed in a new book titled Secret Appalachian Highlands: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure by author Robert Sorrell.

Author Robert Sorrell recently published his latest book, a guide to the Appalachian Highlands that focuses on destinations far beyond the ordinary.

Robert Sorrell’s latest book on the Tri-Cities and the surrounding mountainous region is now out in area bookstores. The book is entitled Secret Appalachian Highlands: A guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure.

Is a cemetery in Elizabethton really haunted by an old woman? Can mysterious music be heard on Roan Mountain? Is there a hidden cemetery at Tri-Cities Airport? All these stories—and more like them—are uncovered by local author Robert Sorrell in his

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Weight 0.5 lbs
Dimensions 6 × 9 in

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