Dibs & Dabs

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Watauga Academy

Learn how the Dougherty brothers helped found Appalachian State University, which started out at Watauga Academy.

Photos of Dauphin Dougherty (left) and Blandford Dougherty (right).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo source: “Dauphin Disco Dougherty, circa 1890,” Appalachian State University Digital Collections, accessed September 28, 2016, http://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/7532; “B. B. Dougherty, photo 2,” Appalachian State University Digital Collections, accessed September 28, 2016, http://omeka.library.appstate.edu/items/show/7503.

           

 

Cherry Bounce King

Moonshine and numerous court appearances made Rutherford native Amos Owens famous. Learn more about moonshine in North Carolina here.

 

Henry Bacon in Linville, N.C.

Henry Bacon is best known for designing the Lincoln Memorial but he also influenced architecture in Linville, N.C. View some of his work here.