Below is a 13 minute long program dedicated to the history of the Cataloochee Settlement in the Great Smoky Mountains. Featuring narration and historical photographs it tells the story of the early settlers of Cataloochee Valley and some of their descendants.
Cataloochee, NC was once the largest settlement in the Great Smoky Mountains. Many of the original structures in the valley have been preserved by the park service allowing visitors to get a small glimpse of what life was like for the early settlers in the area. While not easy to reach, Cataloochee is a must-see for anyone visiting the Great Smokies.
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