The White Top Folk Festival
was a folk festival
held on Whitetop Mountain
from 1932 to 1939. It was established by Annabel Morris Buchanan
, John Blakemore
, and John Powell
. At its height, the festival hosted First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
in 1933. The festival was not held in 1937, and was canceled in 1940 due to flooding. It did not resume again after this cancellation.