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Morganton Georgia

The town of Morganton was founded in 1853 as Fannin County's county seat and remained so till 1895 when the county seat was moved to its new home in the newly created town of Blue Ridge. The purpose of moving the county seat was to accommodate the county's growth that would be coming by rail, making Blue Ridge the new founded center of county commerce.

Naturally the citizens of Morganton were displeased that the rail line didn't pass through their community. Although, it was the skilled surveyors and the railroad line developers that decided that it wasn't economically feasible to bring the railroad through Morganton. The rail grade through today's town of Blue Ridge was more ideal for their purpose.

Morganton Point BeachThough disappointed Morganton finally got a piece of the action when Lake Blue Ridge was developed along the town's very edge, bringing water recreation, swimming, hiking and camping to the former county seat. Morganton Point Recreation Area overlooking the sky blue waters of Lake Blue Ridge offers 37 campsites, 13 picnic tables and a shelter with access to swimming, fishing and a boat launch.

Even with this added development Morganton has remained a quiet sleepy little town that hasn't changed much in the last century, a simple wholesome town amongst humble folks.

 

 

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When you are visiting the Blue Ridge - Smoky Mountains, a stop by the Highlander Gallery is well worth your time. The Highlander Gallery represents some of the finest artists in the mountains.  With a large assortment of Fine Art Photography and Fine Crafts as well.

Here are a sampling of the artists you will find....Anthony Abreu • John Mac Kah • Ruthanne Kah • Michael Bedoian • Keith Moore • Francoise Lynch • Juanita Greenspan • Mike Lalone • Tonya Fowler• Jason Fowler • Jo Kilmer • Les Smith • Chuck Waldroup • Joe Waldroup • Billy Reynolds • Marshall Peterson • Bob Crisp • Thomas Payne • Sarah Long Dauchez • Neal Hearn • January Tiberius • Robert Levin

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We are happy to help you with all of your real estate needs.  We offer mountain log cabins, view property, river and creek property, lake front homes and property and large tracts of North Georgia Mountain Property.   The Blue Ridge Mountains are fast becoming one of the most desired second home markets anywhere in the US. The North Georgia Area provides the beauty of the Appalachian Mountains, Toccoa and Ocoee Rivers, and Lake Blue Ridge.  Check out our Featured Listings....

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