Valley Rewind: Beat the heat with a trip to the Swannanoa River

Special to Black Mountain News
A woman poses at the Swannanoa River in the early 1900s.

This circa 1910s photograph from the Swannanoa Valley Museum and History Center’s extensive photograph collections shows a woman posing on rocks in the Swannanoa River. Then as now, a trip to a local stream, river or lake can relieve the summer heat.