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.
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
Friends! Join us on the front porch of the Smith-McDowell House for our fourth open old-time jam on Saturday, August 19th, from 1:00-3:00. This jam is … more