Clingmans Dome: Highest Mountain in the Great Smokies by Marci Spencer,George Ellison

By Marci Spencer,George Ellison

Clingmans Dome towers over the guts of the good Smoky Mountains because the optimum aspect in either the nationwide park and the nation of Tennessee. The mountain holds an old allure--the Cherokee valuable it, as did early settlers, and it captivates throngs of holiday makers this day. Scarred via logging, invasive species and smooth pollutants, the mountain endures. via lush narratives and engaging element, writer Marci Spencer offers the usual and human heritage of this iconic vacation spot, together with Senator Thomas Clingman's 1858 trip to degree the mountain and the 1934 start of the park.

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