Cheerwine • Born in the South. Created in 1917 in Salisbury, North Carolina by a general store owner named L.D. Peeler, this singular soft drink with a hint of wild cherry and a bubbly effervescence became an immediate hit. Folks from all around the county came to LD’s store to give it a try.
Linville Caverns are privately owned active limestone caverns located in northern McDowell County, North Carolina, just south of the village of Linville Falls, on U.S. Highway 221. The caverns are open to the public year round for guided tours. Linville Caverns have been open for tours since the late 1930s and remain the only show caverns in North Carolina.
Milepost Pilot Mountain (North Carolina), Blue Ridge Parkway, Virginia - This is the best view of Pilot Mountain along the Parkway. Pilot Mountain, a metamorphic quartzite monadnock rising to a peak feet above sea level.