Honoring Masa and the making of our National Park

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Cover Design Credit:

Alane Mason

Cover Photography Credit:

N.C. Collection, Pack Memorial Library, Asheville
More than 10 million people flocked to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in 2014. But how many know about the park’s origins and its enigmatic promoter, Masahara Izuka, aka George Masa? Xpress takes a look.


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