Highland history unveiled: a journey through time

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The House-Boynton-Trapier-Wright Home. (Image courtesy of blueridgeheritage.com)

Highland, North Carolina, boasts a captivating tapestry of history waiting to be explored. Delve into the town’s beginnings at the Highlands Historical Society’s Historic Village. Explore the House-Boynton-Trapier-Wright Home, also known as the “Prince House,” the oldest existing dwelling in Highlands. For a glimpse into the town’s evolution, stroll down the Highlands Historic District, a designated National Historic Landmark. Admire the  impressive architecture, including grand hotels and early-20th-century residences, whispering tales of Highland’s transformation from a remote mountain retreat to a vibrant resort

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