Date

Cemetery

Departure Location

Time

April the 4th Sunday

Branton & Lower Noland

Parking Lot Noland Creek
then drive to campground

10:00 AM

May the lst Sunday

Woody & Hoyle

Wilderness Marina
Directions at bottom

9:30 AM

May the 2nd Sunday

Payne & Orr

 Cross Dam (old Hwy. 288)

10:00 AM

May the 3rd Sunday

Cable

Cable Cove

9:30 AM

June the 1st Sunday

Pilkey & Posey

Cable Cove

9:30 AM

June the 2nd Sunday

Calhoun, Walker & Wike

Cable Cove

9:30 AM

   Also June the 2nd Sunday

Conner & Styles

Road to Nowhere

2:00 PM

June the 4th Sunday

Bone Valley & Hall

Cable Cove

9:30 AM

July the 1st Sunday

Proctor & Bradshaw

Cable Cove

9:30 AM

July the 3rd Sunday

Fairview & Cook

Cable Cove

9:30 AM

August the 1st Sunday

Cable Branch

Cable Cove

9:30 AM

August the 3rd Sunday

Higdon & McCampbell Gap

Cable Cove

9:30 AM

September the 1st Sunday

Welch & McClure

Cable Cove

9:30 AM

September the 3rd Sunday

REUNION

DEEP CREEK SHELTER

10:00AM-2:00PM

Sept. the 4th Saturday

Mitchell Cemetery

Cable Cove

9:30 AM

October the 2nd Sunday

Wiggins & Noland Creek

Parking Area Noland Creek

10:00 AM

This years Schedule of Cemetery Decorations
Please bring flowers for each cemetery.  Contact a committee member if you want to buy a grave marker.   $45.00 for head marker  $10.00 for foot marker.

                    Contact information for officers of The North Shore Cemetery and Historical Association
Helen C. Vance                      Mildred C. Johnson                 Leeunah V. Woods
    Sylva, NC                            Andrews, NC                         Waynesville, NC
828-586-4898                      828-321-4951                         828-421-1332
                               or email us at info@northshorecemeteries.com

PETS  are not allowed on the trails to the cemeteries in the GSMP.
ATTENTION

If you attend one of the decorations, be sure and bring a covered dish to share with everyone.  We do have some individuals who bring their own picnic lunch - but they really miss out on some great food.
SHARE YOUR TALENT WITH US
If you plan on attending the decoration and can play a musical instrument such as a banjo or guitar--please feel free to bring it with you and accompany our singers.  We are so sadden to say that a lot of our original musicians are now unable to attend the decorations due to health and the difficulty in access to the cemeteries at their advancing years.  We would love to have someone step up and become our new musicians. Thanks

 

Directions to Wilderness Marina
Take the Bryson City Exit on Hwy. 23/74
Will pass McDonalds on left- go under the first redlight.  At the 2nd redlight, turn LEFT - will pass Ingles on your right.
Go to top of hill, turn RIGHT on to road toward Mountain View Manor Nursing home
Stay straight on this road for about 3 miles
Turn RIGHT on a road that goes up the mountain.
Go approximately 2 miles, take the next paved road to the RIGHT.
(at this point you might see a Wildlife sign) this road leads to the lake
(If anyone sees anything wrong in these directions, please email us)
 It is hard to give directions, like David said, when the roads are not named. 

 

SPECIAL NOTICE:  On the third Sunday in May at Cable Decoration, we will have with us, a reporter from “Our State” Magazine.  It will be a special day.
 

Christina Cook, a freelance reporter had an article published in Oxford American Magazine in fall of 2015.
To read this article in its entirety go to
www.christinacooke.com/portfolio-item/pilgrims-of-the-lost-cemeteries

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We are proud to announce that Lee’s book
 “Growing up on Hazel Creek”
is published
Order yours today. Call
Lee Woods
828-421-1332
or email at
thadlee@bellsouth.net
 

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Located on the north shore of Fontana Lake in Swain County, NC.  Now part of the Great Smoky Mountain National Park

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North Shore Cemeteries
 

Welcome to the official site of
The North Shore Cemetery Association and North Shore Historical Society

2017 NEWS and INFO
Attending Cable Decoration the 3rd Sunday in May will be reporters from Our State Magazine.