The Western North Carolina Historical Association is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

We thrive because of your tax-deductible donations!

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Prefer to donate by check? Checks made out to WNCHA can be sent to 283 Victoria Road, Asheville, NC 28801.

We depend on volunteers.

There are many exciting volunteer opportunities to choose from at the Smith-McDowell House or with the Association. Group activities are also available. In many cases, we provide training.

For additional information, contact our staff at 828-253-9231 or [email protected].




We are also always in need of in-kind donations. Consider volunteering your time or donating goods and/or services to the association. For more information about volunteering your time, contact [email protected] To donate goods or services, contact [email protected]