Not far from Asheville is the town called Hot Springs. It is where Spring Creek runs into the French Broad River.
Native Americans were already enjoying the thermal springs when the first Europeans moved into the area. The first record of Europeans visiting the spring is 1778. It was called Warm Springs. A small town built up around it.
Grampa is reading the story The Little Boy Who Wasn’t Lost by Julilly House Kohler. It was originally published in the August 1947 issue of a magazine called Story Parade. It was included in Reader’s Digest Great Stories for Young Readers in 1969 and I have no doubt this is what Grampa is reading from. Continue reading Grampa Reads a Story to Patty