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Smoky Mountain Magic

SMOKY MOUNTAIN MAGIC--Horace Kephart's fictional adventure set in the Deep Creek watershed, Cherokee Indian Reservation, and Bryson City in the summer of 1925. Written in 1929 and never before published. The original manuscript was passed down for 3 generations recently surfaced during the park's 75th anniversary celebration. "What better topic than a journey into a forbidden realm, complete with witches, robber barons, noble savages and a winsome lady, all wrapped in a cloak of mystery and myth?" asks reviewer Gary Carden. Kephart is featured in Ken Burn's PBS series on our national parks. He is the author of "Our Southern Highlanders", "Cherokees of the Smokies", and "Camping and Woodcraft". Available in hardcover and softcover. Read More >

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Smokies Life Magazine

Smokies Life Magazine #14

Smokies Life Magazine #14

SMOKIES LIFE MAGAZINE #14 (Vol. 8 #1) - Articles include History of Newfound Gap Road; I think you saw a Skink; Passing of the Passenger Pigeon; The Miracle of Harvey Broome

Smokies Life Magazine #13

Smokies Life Magazine #13

SMOKIES LIFE MAGAZINE #13 (Vol. 7 #2) - Articles include The Terrifying Tale of Nance Dude; Measuring Mountains; Grand Houses of the Smokies; How We Cleaned the Air

Smokies Life Magazine #12

Smokies Life Magazine #12

SMOKIES LIFE MAGAZINE #12 (Vol. 7 #1) - Articles include Mountain Moonshine Reviva; Delighting in Dogwoods; Civil War Colonel Kirk: Villain or Hero?; Hiking the Benton MacKaye Trail

Smokies Life Magazine #11

Smokies Life Magazine #11

SMOKIES LIFE MAGAZINE #11 (Vol. 6 #2)—Articles include the Blizzard of '93; the Elk Whisperers; Owls: Children of the Night (and Sometimes Day); and Ella V. Costner: Poet of the Smokies

Smokies Life Magazine #10

Smokies Life Magazine #10

SMOKIES LIFE MAGAZINE #10 (Vol. 6 #1)--Articles include Ridge Runners; Weaving in the Smokies; the Civil War Battle for Gatlinburg; Horace Kephart Goes Hollywood; and Deceitful Butterflies

Smokies Life Magazine #9

Smokies Life Magazine #9

SMOKIES LIFE MAGAZINE #9 (Volume 5 #2)-- Articles include Thanksgiving rescue; 3 Professors and a Mule who circumnavigate the Smokies; Mountain Kitchen recipes from the master of campfire cooking Horace Kephart; Copperheads; Maps and more

Smokies Life Magazine #8

Smokies Life Magazine #8

SMOKIES LIFE MAGAZINE #8 (Vol. 5 #1)-- Articles include Glenn Cardwell: The Squire of Greenbrier; Orchids; Smoky Mountain medicine women; How wild hogs escaped into the park; and A Fisherman's paradise on Hazel Creek

Smokies Life Magazine #7

Smokies Life Magazine #7

SMOKIES LIFE MAGAZINE #7 (Vol. 4 #2)-- Articles include Mayna Treanor Avent: Artist in the Woods; Mighty Mountain Winds; The History of Hotels in the Smokies; Cataloochee's Churches; and The Kindliest Trees

Smokies Life Magazine #6

Smokies Life Magazine #6

SMOKIES LIFE MAGAZINE #6 (Vol. 4 #1)-- Articles include Dutch Roth, Fun Loving Photographer; Elkmont Legend Lem Ownby; Fear and Loathing on the Mountains-to-Sea-Trail; Herding in the High Country; Watching for Warblers; and a Special Foldout Feature: a Cades Cove History Map

Smokies Life Magazine #5

Smokies Life Magazine #5

SMOKIES LIFE MAGAZINE #5 (Vol. 3 #2)-- Articles include the Conscientious Objector work camp in the Smokies; the Unconventional life of Laura Thornburgh; Heirloom apples; the Songcatcher of the Smokies Joseph Hall; and the salamander capital of the world

Smokies Life Magazine #4

Smokies Life Magazine #4

SMOKIES LIFE MAGAZINE #4 (Vol. 3 #1)--Articles include Hiking the Appalachian Trail through the Smokies; Gregory Bald at Azalea Time: the Logging Boom at Tremont; Chipmunks and other small mammals of the Smokies; and how our favorite park gained a mountain. This special issue features the absolutely hilarious (and true) account of herding skunks in Cades Cove Campground and an antique map created by George Masa and Horace Kephart.

Smokies Life Magazine #3

Smokies Life Magazine #3

SMOKIES LIFE MAGAZINE #3 (Vol. 2 #2)--This special double issue celebrates the national park's 75th anniversary. Feature stories include a 27-page pictorial history of the park; Arthur Stupka; wildlife success stories; the photography of George Masa; the creation of the park; an interview with Superintendent Dale Ditmanson; yesterday and today photos; and J. Ross Eakin, the Smokies' first superintendent. CURRENTLY OUT OF PRINT! Reprint coming soon!

Smokies Life Magazine #2

Smokies Life Magazine #2

SMOKIES LIFE MAGAZINE #2 (Vol. 2 #1)--Articles on Flyfishing the Horseshoe on Abrams Creek; Baskets and Buckets made of Bark; Rattlesnakes; Trilliums; Wiley Oakely; the Biggest Trees in the Park; and Firetower Lookouts of the Smokies.

Smokies Life Magazine #1

Smokies Life Magazine #1

SMOKIES LIFE MAGAZINE #1 (Vol. 1 #1)--This is the premiere issue of Smokies Life first published in October 2007.  It contains wonderful stories about life in the Great Smoky Mountains, with new and archival photos and maps. This first issue has stories about Cumberland Jack; K-9 King of Mt. Le Conte; Chocolate Elixer; Rebirth of the Cherokee Language; James E. Thompson, Photographer; The Night the Mountain Fell; A Quilt Historian Gets Her Wish; and How to Count a Bear.