Water Wise: A History of Whitewater Paddling in WNC


May 18 – 6-8 p.m. at the Wedge Foundation – RiverLink Salon Adult Education Series returns with Will Leverette who is the author of “Water Wise: The History of Paddling in WNC” that spans the history of paddling from 1922 to 1980.  Will comes from a family of exceptional paddlers.  His grandfather, Frank Bell, founded Camp Mondamin in Henderson County and took a group of 20 campers from Mud Creek in Henderson County on the French Broad River to the confluence of the Mississippi River at Cairo, Illinois in 1922!  Share with your friends and come enjoy a fascinating presentation of the characters that paddled WNC in the early days of the last century.


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