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Video: Botanical History of the Highlands Plateau

"A Botanical History of the Highlands Plateau: In the Footsteps of the Ancients" is a fascinating exhibit by the Land Stewards at the Highlands Historical Museum in North Carolina. This video was made to accompany the exhibit and won the 2015 Multimedia Award given by the North Carolina Society of Historians.

The video begins with the creation of the Appalachian mountains 300 million years ago and features the Cherokee view of the world, the life of early settlers, and the arrival of early botanists on the Highlands Plateau.