Oft times remnants of our past loom all around us, and we ignore it, dismiss it, or deem it insignificant. For example, did you know Elizabeth “Betsy” Patton Crockett, wife of Davy Crockett of Alamo fame, was from Swannanoa? A memorial to Elizabeth Patton Crockett is erected in the Swannanoa Valley near her home site.…

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