National Geographic : 1962 Feb
KODACHROME(LEFT) AND HS EKTACHROMEBY B. ANTHONY STEWART © N.G.S, Eagle dancers celebrate a victory in Unto These Hills, an Indian drama performed at Mountainside Theatre in Cherokee. The play recounts the trials of the Cherokees, most of whom were driven out of North Carolina in 1838. Feather wands simulate eagle wings. Coonskin-capped Daniel Boone helps settlers find farms and freedom in the Blue Ridge. An excerpt from the musical drama Horn in the West, this scene is set on a prominent outcrop called Dog's Ears, near Boone. Close by runs Boone Trail, a stretch of U. S. Highway 421. Sir Walter Raleigh reads po etry to Queen Elizabeth in the Elizabethan Garden on Roa noke Island. They stand near the open-air theater where they perform in The Lost Col ony, which re-creates the ill fated settlement founded on the island in 1587. KODACHROMEBY AYCOCKBROWN © N.G.S.