This Friday and Saturday, October 4 and 5, the North Shore Decoration Day Symposium  will be held on campus. For those interested in learning more about the North Shore and Decoration Day, the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection  in Special Collections  contains materials documenting this history. Of note are:
- Books , including Decoration Day in the Mountains  by Alan Jabbour
- Newspaper clippings, filed under "Swain County" in the clippings file (see photo)
- Newsletters from the Fontana North Shore Historical Association 
For more information, visit Special Collections on the 4th floor of Belk Library and Information Commons, call 828-262-4041, or email firstname.lastname@example.org .