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Groundbreaking ceremony on Phase II of the Greenway

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November President's Newsletter

Dear McDowell Trails Association Member,

It is a pleasure to send out our second President’s monthly newsletter.  Our goal is to keep you informed of all of the activities occurring with MTA.  Construction on Phase II of the Catawba River Greenway is well underway.  In review it will extend the greenway from where Phase I ends to the rear of the McDowell House.  There will be an...

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Phase II - McDowell Greenway Groundbreaking
Phase II - McDowell Greenway Groundbreaking


The City of Marion, McDowell County and the McDowell Trails Association broke ground on the second phase of the Joseph McDowell Historical Catawba Greenway on Wednesday, October 1.  The groundbreaking took place behind the McDowell House, located on Highway 70 West.  

The Marion City Council recently awarded the contract for the construction of Phase 2 of the Greenway to...

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News from the President

Dear McDowell Trails Association Member,

It is a pleasure to send out our first President’s monthly newsletter.  Our goal is to keep you informed of all of the activities occurring with MTA.  The big...

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