Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Alex Glover- Geology of the Toe River Valley

The Toe River Valley exhibit presents two gallery talks on Saturday, September 16
Location: Toe River Arts Spruce Pine Gallery
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Geology of the Toe by Alex Glover, retired professional geologist
Presentation includes a powerpoint of geological process of the formation of the riverbed rocks and the manner in which the Toe River cut across the Appalachians. Rock samples and geologic models will be used during the presentation.
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. People of the Toe Valley by David Biddix, Coordinator of Digital Media at Western Piedmont Community College. David's passion for local history has led him to a partnership with Chris Hollifield to form Longleaf Media. They have produced two Images of America books (for Spruce Pine, NC in 2009 and Little Switzerland, NC in 2010) for Arcadia Publishing), along with a video documentary celebrating the centennial of Little Switzerland, released in June, 2010. He also completed a project with Jonathan Bennett that produced Images of America: Mount Mitchell in 2015.

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