Browsing Archive: August, 2011

Elkin Bridge Nostalgia submitted by Karen Defreitas

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Saturday, August 27, 2011, In : Elkin Bridge 

Great shots of the ol' bridge we knew and loved, which used to connect Elkin to Jonesville.  As it aged, it was used as a walking bridge only, until the state tore it down this year.


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Elkin Trails by Bob Hillyer

Posted by Laura Gaylord on Sunday, August 21, 2011,
Elkin is an important trail head for three trails which total over fourteen hundred miles.  The Mountains to the Sea Trail and the Over Mountain Victory Trail are hiking trails.  The Yadkin River Trail is a "bluewater" trail.

The Mountains to the Sea Trail stretches from Clingman's Dome on the Tennessee border in the Great Smoky Mountians to Jockey's Ridge on the Atlantic Ocean.  Once complete, it will approach a thousand miles in length.  Currently, the western section is complete to Stone Mo...

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Articles about Elkin

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