Garrett 1901 Carver Covered Wagon
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John Garrett’s Carver Covered Wagon has been passed down through the family in Sandy Mush since 1901.  John’s grandpa, Will Garrett bought this wagon in 1901; it was built by … Read More

View from Sandy Mush: Conservation Notes “Birds Spring Make”
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If the arrival of Spring on our Sandy Mush farm is quietly marked by the flowering of red maples, it is loudly announced by birdsong and the flashy courtship of colorful … Read More

Sandy Mush History: 1907 Woody Funeral at Jones Valley Baptist Church
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Shown in this 1907 photo is the funeral procession of Jonathan Cody Woody (1881-1907).  The horse drawn hearse and funeral procession is proceeding along Sugar Creek Rd. in the direction … Read More

View from Sandy Mush: Conservation Notes “Radioactive Turned Proactive”
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  Between the late 1970s and early 1980s, a plan by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to consider a 105 square mile area of Western North Carolina, including Sandy Mush, as a … Read More

Food Pantry Receives Major Donation from Cormark International
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The Sandy Mush Food Pantry is excited to announce a major donation, in the amount of $1,000 dollars, from Cormark International.  Owners, Laura and Fabs Corte, run the 27 year … Read More

Sandy Mush Quilt Gallery: Betty Duckett Quilt
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Quilter:  Betty Rogers Duckett Quilt Name:  “Odd Fellow” Quilt Created:  1989 On Loan by:  Eva Duckett   It was called an Odd Fellow because each piece has a different print.  … Read More

View from Sandy Mush: Conservation Notes “Here We Are”
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  Not fully in the busy world, nor quite in the world beyond, lies Sandy Mush. Geographically tucked into the Northwest corner of Buncombe County, extending just across the Madison … Read More

Sandy Mush Quilt Gallery: Rieta Wells & Kathleen Sluder Quilt
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Our Sandy Mush Quilt Gallery is now on display in the SMCC Gym.  Stop by to enjoy!  Currently, we have eight community quilts on loan.  We will share a photo … Read More

Sandy Mush School History
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It was 1839 before public schools were actually established in North Carolina, sixty-three years after a provision for their creation had been written into the state constitution.  “Adequate schools supported … Read More

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