My grandmother grew up on a farm in the Waynesville area, near Ashville. It is on a hill known to the family as Scorpion Knob, but known officially as Poison Cove Top (near the center of this USGS map).

Following a fire, the family home was rebuilt and is shown in the large red circle in the south-central portion of the 1997 aerial photo shown below . The family property includes the entire cleared slope to the north and west of the pond. My uncle Oswald lived on an adjacent farm indicated by the smaller circle.

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