Take this Swannanoa trivia quiz and find out if you’re a “Swannanoa Scholar” (see correct answer by placing mouse pointer immediately below the question).
- The first known European settlement in the Swannanoa Valley was along the banks of what creek?
Bee Tree Creek
- Beacon Blanket Manufacturing Company, once the largest blanket manufacturer in the world, relocated to Swannanoa in 1925 from a town in New England. What is the name of the town?
New Bedford, Massachusetts
- What happened in 1879 that changed the Swannanoa Valley forever?
The railroad was completed.
- Warren Wilson College was founded in 1894 as a small high school for boys. What was the name of the school?
Asheville Farm School
- What iconic American artist created illustrations for Beacon Blanket catalogs?
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