Yadkin Valley Heritage Corridor Wayfinding Project

Organization:
County of Wilkes
Amount:
$159,028.22
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:
Wilkes
Description:

This Golden LEAF grant will help Wilkes, Caldwell, Surry, and Yadkin Counties brand and market the Yakin Valley Region as a cultural heritage and eco-tourism destination. It will establish a pilot wayfinding program identifying and connecting major natural/recreation and cultural heritage assets, increasing tourism-related expenditures, business expansion and retention, and improving the quality of life for residents. This project is part of a Phase One Implementation of the Yadkin River Heritage Corridor (YRHC), a regional collaboration to create a system of multi-use trails linking recreational, agri-tourism, and cultural heritage assets along a 129-mile Yadkin River corridor.

Contact:
Mr. Edward G. Barnes 110 North Street Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28697 (336) 651-7582
Areas Served:
Wilkes, Yadkin, Caldwell, Surry

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