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The Orchard at Altapass in Spruce Pine NC (Family Fun) - Location, Web Address

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1025 Orchard Rd, Spruce Pine NC 28777
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(888) 765-9531
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To get to the Orchard, take the Blue Ridge Parkway from the entrance at Route 226/NC Museum of Minerals and turn North onto the Parkway. Travel 3 miles to the Orchard Road and the Orchard at Altapass.
Virginia Beauty, Grimes Golden, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Stayman-Winesap, Lodi, McIntosh, Magnum Bonum, Rome Beauty, Wolf River, Yates, King Luscious, Royal Limbertwig, Arkansas Black, York Imperial.
At the Orchard at Altapass, the answer to that question is The Clinchfield Railroad. Creighton Lee Calhoun, noted pomologist and author of Old Southern Apples, defines heirloom apples as those varieties that were grown prior to the time when groceries became the main source of fruit for most people, which he believes was the late 1920's. Many of our apple trees were planted by the original owners, making them heirlooms in every sense of the word.
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