When a place has been around as long as High Hampton, there are bound to be some interesting and unique aspects of the property that set it apart from anywhere else. Here are 5 to look for on your next visit to America’s Original Southern Mountain Retreat.

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White Squirrels
Planted more than 100 years ago by the Halsted family, a Ginkgo Bottlebrush Buckeye, Bald Cyprus, Copper Beech and Frasier Fir have grown to become some of the largest of their kind in the Eastern United States.

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100-Year-Old Dahlia Garden
Planted more than 100 years ago by the Halsted family, a Ginkgo Bottlebrush Buckeye, Bald Cyprus, Copper Beech and Frasier Fir have grown to become some of the largest of their kind in the Eastern United States.

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Giant Heirloom Tree Garden
Planted more than 100 years ago by the Halsted family, a Ginkgo Bottlebrush Buckeye, Bald Cyprus, Copper Beech and Frasier Fir have grown to become some of the largest of their kind in the Eastern United States.

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Miniature Donkeys
Planted more than 100 years ago by the Halsted family, a Ginkgo Bottlebrush Buckeye, Bald Cyprus, Copper Beech and Frasier Fir have grown to become some of the largest of their kind in the Eastern United States.

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Be Completely Unplugged
Planted more than 100 years ago by the Halsted family, a Ginkgo Bottlebrush Buckeye, Bald Cyprus, Copper Beech and Frasier Fir have grown to become some of the largest of their kind in the Eastern United States.