The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area celebrated its 10th anniversary on Nov. 13, 2013. Leaders announced the preliminary results of a 25-county study looking at the impact economic impact of the heritage tourism sector here. Here’s a short video report on the event and the study’s findings.

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