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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Raymond Rapp, November 17, 2000. Interview K-0253. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Maintaining a small-town feel in Mars Hill

To start revitalizing the downtown area of Mars Hill, Rapp teamed with a small-town development agency called HandMade America, which suggested erecting a gazebo to send a signal that they were serious about their revitalization efforts. The gazebo went up, and plants were also added.

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Oral History Interview with Raymond Rapp, November 17, 2000. Interview K-0253. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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