Swannanoa Scenes

Swannanoa Scenes: The Swannanoa River – Then and Now

Vintage Postcard of Swannanoa River, NCThis image of the Swannanoa River, often titled “Lover’s Bridge on the Swannanoa,” was one of the favorites of postcard makers in the early 1900s. Does anyone know where the “Lover’s Bridge” was located? To read a Rob Neufeld “Portraits of the Past” article in the Asheville Citizen-Times that features this postcard image, please click here. Photo courtesy of Library of Congress.

This photo of the Swannanoa River was taken on Mother’s Day 2015, from the Warren Wilson College River Trail. What a beautiful sight!