The Height of Fashion

The Height of Fashion

Young ladies have always enjoyed dressing in their finest when they go out with friends.  Hats may not be the height of fashion these days, but they were just that a century or so ago!  Also stylish were the high-necked, long-sleeved white shirtwaists (blouses) three...
The Story of the Spruce Pine Depots

The Story of the Spruce Pine Depots

With all the excitement of the exterior renovation of the Spruce Pine Depot, we thought we would take a look back at the history behind the two depots that have existed in Spruce Pine. The South & Western Railroad, the forerunner of the Clinchfield Railroad,...
Andrew Wilkerson Sullins – Early Mitchell Settler

Andrew Wilkerson Sullins – Early Mitchell Settler

A.W. Sullins, born 1825 in Rutherford County, NC, was the son of Jesse and Catherine Eaves Sullins.  He married Susan Harmon, and they had 4 children prior to her death about 1860.  Leaving the children with their maternal grandparents, Sullins moved to Mitchell...
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