2024 jan wyatt symposium

Classes & Lectures
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2024 08:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Venue: Albert Carlton-Cashiers Community Library today!

Join us for the 2024 Jan Wyatt Symposium, "Work and Leisure: Tourism and the Making of Modern Cashiers." This day-long event will explore the history of tourism in the Cashiers Valley.
8:30 - 9:00: Check-In, Coffee, and Pastries
9:00 - 9:45: Overview of the History of Tourism in Cashiers and Western North Carolina
‚Äč10:00 - 10:30: Modern Impacts of Tourism - Presented by Nick Breedlove of the Jackson County Tourism and Development Authority
10:45 - 12:00: Roundtable Discussion - A roundtable discussion with Sandy Fugate, Linda Rogers, and Nancy Conkle Swan about working in tourism in the 1950s and 1960s at the Fairfield Inn, High Hampton, and a family gift shop. Moderated by Brett Stewart
12:00: Leave for Whiteside Cove - The afternoon will consist of a boxed lunch picnic and a driving tour of historic Whiteside Cove
Tickets: $35
Date: Thursday, June 20, 2024
Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm*
Followed by lunch and a driving tour in Whiteside Cove
To learn more about the Jan Wyatt Symposium, Work and Leisure, and to Purchase Tickets, visit https://www.cashiershistoricalsociety.org/2024-jan-wyatt-symposium


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