National Geographic : 1914 Jan
The Finest Resort Hotel in the World has been built at Sunset Mountain, Asheville, N. C. Open all the year Absolutely Fireproof Mr. E. W. Grove, of St. Louis, Mo., has built at Asheville, N. C., the finest resort hotel in the world-Grove Park Inn. Built by hand of the great boulders of Sunset Mountain, it is full of rest and comfort and wholesomeness. The front lawn is the hundred-acre eighteen-hole golf links of the Asheville Country Club, and with it sixty acres belonging to the hotel. The purest water obtainable is piped seventeen miles from the slopes of Mount Mitchell, over 6,000 feet altitude. Biltmore milk and cream exclusively, supplied from 200 registered Jerseys on the estate of Mr. George W. Vanderbilt. It is doubtful if this famous dairy is equalled in the world. Four hundred one-piece rugs were made at Aubusson, France. Seven hundred pieces of furniture and over six hundred lighting fixtures of solid copper were made by hand by the Roycrofters. .Forthe golfers there arelockersand shower bath rooms, with a forty-foot swimming pool that is not excelled by the finest clubs in existence, and the players are less than 100 yards distant when on the links. Especially available for Northern guests in the Spring. Fall, and Winter, going and returning from farther Southern resorts, or for an all Winter Resort. Persons with any form of tuberculartrouble will not be received at the Inn. Rates-American Plan-$5.00 a day upwards. Write for Booklet "C. " Full information and literature may be obtained at 50 Southern Railway offices, United States and Canada. GROVE PARK INN Sunset Mountain, Asheville, N. C. When You Buy a Trunk Be sure you get Guaranteed Trunk-Service Indestructo Trunks are guaranteed to give you honest,travel-service for 5 years. BUY INDESTRUCTa BAGGAGE If your trunk is destroyed by fire, accident, wreck, or carelessness, you get a new one free. And isn't that a pretty good reason why you should say to yourself, " The next trunk I buy will be an Indestructo' ? Write today for catalog and copy of the Indes tructo Service-Guarantee. National Veneer Products Co. 2501 Beiger St., Mishawaka, Ind. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."