Heritage

Asheville was a primitive outpost in 1797. Frontiersmen such as Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett traveled through in the early days. Asheville was little more than a crossroads of Indian trails on a plateau surrounded by mountains and rivers on all sides.

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Storyteller Cherokee Man
Over the Blue Ridge to Cherokee Territory

by K.C. Cronin
Beyond the stunning Art Deco architecture, the sounds of drums in Pritchard Park on a Friday night…

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A Day on the Asheville Urban Trail
A Day on the Asheville Urban Trail

by Mark File
Asheville loves to do things differently. So it’s fitting the city’s history museum is outdoors…

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Train History Day
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Train History Day

July 30, 2016 to July 30, 2016
Cost: $5 for adults; Free for ages 15 & under and for honored passholders