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"Doc" Hoppes - The Minstrel of Brushy Creek - Mitchell County Historical Society
Mitchell County was well represented at the Chicago World’s Fair of 1933. Miss Lucy Morgan of Penland unveiled the “Carolina Cabin” at the event that showcased the handicrafts, music, folklore, and people of the Southern Highlands. An unusual attraction was scheduled for North Carolina Day on September 7, 1933. “Doc” Hoppes, a well-known ballad singer …