Preserving our history...
The year 2024 will mark the 70th anniversary of modern day Sapphire Valley Resort! From now until then we will be working through our archives of over 1000 pictures dating back over 100 years as well as hundreds of hours of video to bring bring you the most complete history of Sapphire Valley.
Image above: This is view from the patio of the old Fairfield Inn overlooking Fairfield Lake dated mid-1960s.
From the early 1800's until the mid-20th century, the Sapphire Valley area had a gold rush, moonshiners, and more...
The Sapphire Country
Northern Industrialist discovery the area, build railroads and great Inns of the South!
Between 1918 -1954, the resort changes hands. [The Jennings Estate]
THE RESORT IS BORN
A retiring Georgia-Pacific executive after spending many years in Highlands, wanted to create a special resort for this friends...(known today as Sapphire Valley Resort and the Country Club of Sapphire Valley)
Army Rangers training and the building of Ski Sapphire Valley - this was a great period to be in Sapphire Valley!
Large corporations like CertainTeed, Fairfield Communities, and Wyndham discover Sapphire Valley...
A to Z: Antiques to Zip Lines, Sapphire Valley has it all - and the Resort keeps improving!
Sapphire Valley Historical Society
110 Carnoustie Drive, Sapphire, North Carolina 28774, United States
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