"Being Southern…"

”Being Southern” From the photographic essay ”Valle Crucis, North Carolina, as Explored by Revival Photography” produced by Revival Photography in collaboration with & sponsored by The Mast Farm Inn


Valle Crucis

Valle Crucis Overview • Nestled high in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina is a peaceful rural community that has stayed untouched over the years. The majestic scenic beauty continuously mesmerizes residents and draws visitors from throughout the world.


The Mast Farm Inn of Valle Crucis • David Yates

A year’s worth of meticulous work resulted in the facility you see today and earned them the Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit from the Historic Preservation Foundation.


Valle Crucis • Yates & Bake

Tells about the history of the Mast Farm Inn which the U.S. Department of the Interior describes as ”one of the most complete and best preserved groups of nineteenth century farm buildings in western North Carolina.”


The Mast General Store

Listed on the National Historic Register as one of the best remaining examples of an old country store. This historic landmark, in the heart of North Carolina’s first rural historic district, has featured quality goods and traditional clothing since 1883


Profile of Valle Crucis

Located 2 Hours from Charlotte and 2 Hours from Asheville, Valle Crucis is an unincorporated community located in Watauga County, North Carolina near Blowing Rock, Banner Elk & Boone. The entire community is listed on The National Register of Historic Places, as are many of its historic buildings, and Valle Crucis is North Carolina’s First Official Rural Historic District.


The Valle Crucis Community Park

Valle Crucis is North Carolina’s first rural historic district and the entire community is officially listed on the National Register of Historic Place. Nationally recognized historic buildings are abound in Valle Crucis. •