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Scott Morrow oral history interview

 Digital Record
Identifier: PL-MO0001


  • Creation: 2002-02-10


38 Minutes

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Mr. Morrow resides in Mount Gilead close the Uwharrie National Forest. His primary occupation is truck driver but four years ago he also started working as an outfitter. His interested in canoeing was sparked when he was a teenager and since then he has paddled rivers all over North Carolina but has spent most of his time on the Uwharrie River. Mr. Morrow discusses the terrain along the river banks and tells the history of some of the sites. He talks about how fluctuations in water levels and litter impact his business. Mr. Morrow talks about the differences in opinion in the area as to whether or not the river should be developed and shares his beliefs about the benefits of encouraging people to use the river for recreational purposes.

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Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
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Charlotte NC 28223 United States

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