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West Asheville Library November through the end of December 2017 | NC State Capitol Building, Raleigh, January through April 2018. Look below the images to find out more about the exhibit.
The Mountains are Calling is a history-based photographic exhibit centered on North Carolina mountain culture from c.1790 to c. 1830 created at the Vance Birthplace State Historic Site in Weaverville, NC. This project is a collaboration between Dr. Brenda Scott and divisions of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR), including the Vance Birthplace, the Western Office, and the North Carolina State Capitol. The exhibit is on display at the West Library in Asheville through the end of December and then moves to the State Capitol Building where you can see it from January through April.
Isolation. As I was photographing the Vance Birthplace State Historic Site, my mind kept returning to that word. Today there are still elements of isolation; the spirit of place created by the immense mountains soaring up and out lends itself to this feeling. However, imagine the effect of this mountainous region on life before the interstate was completed – or before the railroad extended to the west. The area that became Buncombe County was extremely remote.
This separation from others aided in creating the stereotype of the uneducated southern Appalachian while, in actuality, creating an atmosphere that inspired education and independence - both physical and spiritual. Isolation engendered determination, persistence, courage, and inventiveness, and instilled integrity and a strong connection to the land.
This exhibit utilizes the Vance Birthplace State Historic Site to explore facets of life in the North Carolina mountains from c.1790 to c.1830.
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