Built in the early 1840s, the Smith-McDowell House was the home of one of North Carolina's first entrepreneurs, a Confederate major, and friends of the Vanderbilt's. Today the museum's rooms are showpieces reflecting different decades in the house's history.
Friends! We're doing it again! Join us on the front porch of the Smith-McDowell House for our next open old-time jam on Saturday, September 23rd, from … more
The Luthier's Craft: Instrument Making Traditions of the Blue Ridge This exhibit offers a hands-on, interactive exploration of the rich history of the … more