An eccentric town in a mysterious mountain setting bursts with individual flare. And its residents, both old and new, have happily decided that works for them.
In the late 1800s, this area was the booming, industrial heart of the city. Factories and mills lined the banks along the French Broad River, producing everything from fabric and flour to crackers and ice. Those businesses have long since faded away. But the district’s creativee spirit never died.