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Great Smoky Mountains Association


115 Park Headquarters Road

Gatlinburg, TN 37738

Phone 865-436-7318

Great Smoky Mountains Association is a non-profit organization established in 1953 and authorized by Congress to support the park’s educational, scientific and historical programs through sales of merchandise, donations and volunteer efforts. Based at park headquarters in Gatlinburg, GSMA operates heritage centers in several park gateway communities. The centers offer Smokies merchandise, books on natural history, and historical information on the park.

Down Memory Lane Toy Museum

Contact: Jim Geary


51 Cowee School Dr.

Franklin, NC 28734

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Phone 828-421-7280

Jim and Sandy have been collecting toys for over 60 years. The Collection consists of a large selection of studebaker cars, trucks, and military equipment. Sandy's collection of contruction equipment numbers about 200 or so pieces. There is a sizable collection of other toys, dolls, and doll accesories, pedal cars and ride on toys such the red horse.

Jackson Rangers Camp 1917

Contact: Mike Clampitt - Camp Adjutant


Po Box 2000

Bryson City, NC 28713

Phone 828-736-6222

Phone 828-506-2611

Committed to the preservation and education of Southern history and heritage.

Camp Living Water

Contact: Joel Sasscer


1510 West Deep Creek Rd.

Bryson City, NC 28713

Phone 828-488-6012

Mobile 828-508-2297

Camp Living Water is all about families. We provide a facility, activities and good food for family reunions and church groups to gather, play and worship together. We provide summer youth camps with lots of fun-packed days and adventures. We organize a soccer program and other daytime community events as well too.

WHIM TV: What's Happening in the Mountains

Contact: Dr. Brenda Miller-Chambliss


740 Hiawassee River Rd.

Murphy, NC 28906

Phone 828-835-2359

Welcome to Movers & Shakers of Western North Carolina (www.embassyterraceviewinn.com)(founded by Drs. Will & Brenda Chambliss   Pastors of the Embassy Christian Center Church of God in Christ, Murphy, NC (embassytv.net), founders of Body Builders Television Network (http://www.mystreamingvideo.net/channel/bodybuilderspreview) WHIM TV (http://www.mystreamingvideo.net/channel/whim-tv) and event host including 'Revival in the Smokies' a new annual conference coming to Whittier, NC June 2019.  

The goal of Movers & Shakers of Western North Carolina is to connect, engage and inform businesses, churches and communities in Western North Carolina to face the 'Elephant in the Room' as it relates to the African American Faith, Family and Business community and tourism in the Western North Carolina area. 

Swain County Community Foundation

Contact: Sue LeLievre


PO Box 2148

Sylva, NC 28779

Phone 828-586-4616

Fax 828-586-4616

The foundation's goal is to build permanent funds to enrich Swain County's heritage and develop new resources.

Carolina Smokies Association of Realtors

Contact: Charlene Bellavance


131 Heritage Hollow Dr.

Franklin, NC 28734

Local 828-524-1179

Fax 828-524-8839

Welcome to the best source for properties and REALTORS® serving Northern Jackson, Macon and Swain Counties. We are the association of professional realtors who live and work in the Cities of Almond, Bryson City, Cullowhee, Dillsboro, Franklin, and Sylva (excluding Highlands and Cashiers) of western North Carolina. Once here, you will find the beautiful mountain scenery, friendly neighbors and heritage enchanting. Surrounded by the Nantahala National Forest wilderness, we are truly the "Gem of the Smokies." Search our information for an agent to assist you in finding just the right place to call home.

Watershed Association of the Tuckasegee River

Contact: Roger Clapp


835 Main Street

Bryson City, NC 28713

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Office 828-488-8418

Mobile 828-507-9144

WATR is a grass roots, community based organization committed to the protection and preservation of the Tuckasegee River and its feeder streams.

The American Legion, William E. Dillard Post 104

Contact: Jim Nicholl


PO Box 104

Sylva, NC 28779

Phone 828-293-5835

Jackson and Swain counties' wartime military veterans service organization. Meets 2nd Monday of each month, 7 p.m. Dillsboro Masonic Lodge in Sylva. Provides free honor guards and flag-folding ceremonies for funerals of veterans.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9281 and Ladies Auxi

Contact: Stephen Brown, Post Commander


120 CJ Hyatt Rd

Bryson City, NC 28731

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Phone 828-497-2515

Meeting 3rd Tuesday 7:30 PM; Bingo every Saturday night. Early Birds 5:30 PM, Regular games 7:00 PM, VFW Post, Governors Island Road

Swain County Cooperative Extension

Contact: Robert Hawk, Director


60 Almond School Road

Bryson City, NC 28713

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Local 828-488-3575

Empowering People * Providing Solutions! Swain County Cooperative Extension offers county residents easy access to the resources and expertise of NC State University and NC A&T State University. Through educational programs, publications and events. Cooperative Extension agents deliver unbiased, research-based information to Swain County citizens. We can answer questions on a wide array of topics.