George Ellison Reading & Book Signing

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Saturday November 12

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2:00 PM  –  3:00 PM

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George Ellison, "Literary Excursions in the Southern Highlands," book reading and signing, Nov. 12

Please join us for a very special reading and book signing by George Ellison of his newest book, “Literary Excursions in the Southern Highlands: Essays on Natural History," published by History Press.

Saturday, November 12
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Book signing to follow

Classroom 2 in the Education Center

George Ellison writes the Nature Journal column for the Asheville Citizen-Times (since 1988) and the Botanical Excursions column for Chinquapin: The Newsletter of the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society (since 1991), both illustrated by his wife, Elizabeth, as well as the Back Then column for Smoky Mountain News (since 2000), a news magazine published in Waynesville, N.C.

The Smoky Mountains Association, as part of the park's 100th Anniversary Celebration this summer, included George on the list of the '100 Most Significant People in the History of Great Smoky Mountains National Park'
He and his wife, Elizabeth Ellison, have lived near Bryson City in the mountains of western North Carolina adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Cherokee Indian Reservation since 1973.

There is no charge for the event, but standard parking fees apply to non-members of The North Carolina Arboretum Society.

Space is limited. Please register by November 1, using the form below or by calling 828-665-2492.