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Mars Hill area
Information center for Madison County. Located in Mars Hill on Main Street across from the Post Office.
Enjoy an authentic coastal experience on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast, with waters of crystalline purity bordering sandy, sparkling beaches. From…
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Perfect for couples to have a romantic get-away. Located in the historic district of Marshall, this cottage offers you all the comforts of home.
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