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Following a two-month closure to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Grandfather Mountain will tentatively open in a limited capacity May 15, with all ticket sales moving online.

North Carolina Bucket List: NC Road Trippin: Wiseman’s View of the Linville Gorge Wilderness: A Crazy Drive for Epic Scenery Last Updated on April 16, 2020  

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), Grandfather Mountain will close for two weeks, effective Sunday, March 15. The closure means the park will prohibit public access, including from the main entrance gate and hiking trails.

RALEIGH: NC.gov Press Release  Mar 3, 2020 The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is pleased to announce that seven individual properties across the state have been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

PARIS (AP) — The spreading coronavirus epidemic shut down France’s Louvre Museum on Sunday, with workers who guard its famous trove of artworks fearful of being contaminated by the museum’s flow of tourists from around the world.

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LONDON (AP) — A middle-aged businessman from England who vacationed in the Alps has illustrated how the ease of international travel is complicating global efforts to track and contain the new coronavirus that emerged in China.

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state officials filed a lawsuit Monday challenging the Department of Homeland Security’s move to block New York residents from participating in Global Entry and other programs that allow travelers to avoid long lines at airports and borders.


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