Although blessed with many natural wonders, Avery county has many human ones as well.
Crossnore School offers a stable, healing
environment for children from families in crisis, in a residential group setting.
"...as much as we
appreciated the building themselves, stone, brick, concrete, timber are not of primary importance. It is
what they stand for that counts: a chance at a fine new life for countless children.".......
Dr. Mary Martin Sloop
North Carolina Natural Digest provides
Wings on the Wind as a reminder of how quickly life passes by. Keep your eyes open for the birds
and the butterflys as well as the bees.
Although blessed with many scenic wonders, the most widely known is
Grandfather Mountain .
At one mile high the old man looks after us even as he enjoys a snooze. Explore his broad
shoulders. Somehow you will be in awe and at home.