Hidden history of the western north carolina mountains. Gastons own ghost town news gaston gazette gastonia, nc. We took a little tour of the well known and haunted spencer mountain mansion located in gastonia north carolina. Spencer mountain was incorporated for a brief period of time between 1895 and 1909 and again in 1963. Love company store the saturday before easter in 1942. On july 15, 1949, wbtv, the cbs affiliate for the charlotte area, broadcast the first commercial television signal in the carolinas from its transmitter on spencer mountain. Ranlo, lowell, dallas, spencer mountain, and bessemer city, june 1922. Spencer s mountain is a 1963 american family drama film written, directed, and produced by delmer daves from the 1961 novel of the same name by earl hamner jr. Spencer mountain, nc millican pictorial history museum. Wayne patterson passed away in spencer mountain, north carolina. No one can seem to agree on the history of this abandoned mansion in spencer mountain. Spencer mountain is a town in gaston county, north carolina, united states.
Maps digital gaston county libguides at gaston county public. Funeral home services for wayne are being provided by mclean funeral directors. In spencer mountain, theres a no trespassing sign every few feet. Get directions, maps, and traffic for spencer mountain, nc. Spencer mountain, nc spencer mountain, north carolina. Spencers mountain is the story of a rural virginia family rich in core values but poor in actual cash now that ive read the book, i can see the movie was surprisingly loyal to it, with changes primarily to location movie was wyoming tetons, book virginia appalachians and time period movie was 195060s, book 1930s. Instantly search and view photos of all homes for sale in mountainview, ranlo, nc now. Browse photos, see new properties, get open house info, and research neighborhoods on trulia. Haunted spencer mountain mansion spencer mountain, nc. The community is nestled among the picturesque hills and wooded area of spencer mountain. Spencer mountain je grad u americkoj saveznoj drzavi severna karolina. A new childrens book, potluck focuses on history of great smoky mountains national park. She earned her mfa in creative writing from the university of north carolina, greensboro. A novel about spencers mountain which is a later follow up book to this one.
Spencer mountain baptist 5 lowell spencer mountain rd. The film stars henry fonda, maureen ohara, and in early appearances in their careers, james macarthur, veronica cartwright, and victor french. Also if you read and like this book, i would also recommend the homecoming. Spencer s mountain by fonda,henry ddwa 27526 and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Sink is the published author of books and numerous short stories, articles and essays in anthologies and in trade and literary magazines. Our north carolina books help you discover the most important events in the states history, its culture, and its community evolution throughout time.
For thirty years, she taught writing courses at high point university in high point. Spencer mountain real estate spencer mountain nc homes. Spencers mountain is a 1963 american family drama film written, directed, and produced by delmer daves from the 1961 novel of the same name by earl. The mill was purchased by pharr yarns in 1957 and was shut down in 1999. Spencer mountain village express homes is building homes in this beautifully planned master community of houses for sale in dallas, nc. Guide to gaston county, north carolina ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage.211 829 1001 443 1538 1055 991 481 369 832 1523 267 632 1509 171 213 417 1261 1277 320 1401 587 17 1163 319 1121 838 734 967 166 1211 403 1008 1092 502 389 526 725 734 866