LINK: 4 Things You May Not Have Known About Pilot Mountain

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Via: Appalachian Magazine

According to North Carolina Parks, “The mountain was mapped in 1751 by Joshua Fry and Peter Jefferson, father of President Thomas Jefferson.”  Their mapping paved the way for private land ownership of the area and in just six years’ time, the large peak was purchased by a private individual and remained in private hands until the late-1960s.


“The Denny’s had lived on Pilot Creek under Pilot Mountain for a while, and Azariah and Sally are buried there as well, while some of their sons moved further west into Ohio and Indiana.”   Remembering Our Ancestors: John Wise

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