WNCHA History Hour: The Brevard Rosenwald School

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Join the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) Thursday, February 17 at 6PM via Zoom for another program exploring African American education in WNC. We hope you are able to […]

Free

WNCHA History Hour – Refugees and Resettlement in WNC

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Join us Tuesday, March 8 from 6:00pm-7:45pm for this special event focusing on past and present refugee and immigrant resettlement in western North Carolina. This event airs live via Zoom and […]

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Annual Fundraising Dinner at Historic Fernihurst Mansion

Fernihurst Mansion 70 Fernihurst Drive, Asheville, NC

The Western North Carolina Historical Association invites you to an evening of fine dining with proceeds benefiting historic preservation. The Western North Carolina Historical Association invites you to an evening […]

Park Day at the Smith-McDowell House

Smith-McDowell House 283 Victoria Rd., Asheville, NC

The Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) is proud to participate in the American Battlefield Trust’s annual Park Day. On this day, volunteers across the country team up to clean, […]

Free

WNCHA Hidden History Hikes – Ellicott’s Rock

Bad Creek Trail, Cashiers, NC 28717 Bull Pen Rd, Cashiers, NC

Join the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) Saturday, April 30 at 9AM as we hike to Ellicott’s and Governor’s rocks along the Chattooga River. Along the Chattooga River, the […]

WNCHA Hidden History Hikes and Tours: Rumbling Bald Hike

Chimney Rock State Park - Rumbling Bald Access 827 Boys Camp Rd, Lake Lure

Join the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) Saturday, May 7 at 10AM as we hike below “Rumbling Bald” Mountain in the Hickory Nut Gorge. In February, 1874, the mountains […]

WNCHA History Hour – WWII Axis Detainees in WNC

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Join the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) Thursday, May 12 at 6PM as we discuss the detainment and experience of Axis individuals and families in WNC—specifically at Montreat —in […]

ReadWNC – Even As We Breathe

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Introducing our ReadWNC series! Join the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) for three virtual events. With authors and historians, we will explore the facts behind the fiction in these […]

Juneteenth History Hike

827 Boys Camp Rd 827 Boys Camp Road, Lake Lure, NC

Join Chimney Rock State Park and the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) on a hike exploring the lives and stories of those enslaved across WNC – particularly here in […]

Free

Outstanding Achievement Award Ceremony – The RAIL Project

Manheimer Room, UNC-Asheville Reuter Center 1 University Heights, Asheville, NC

The Western North Carolina Historical Association’s (WNCHA) 2021 Outstanding Achievement Award will be presented to The Railroad and Incarcerated Laborer (RAIL) Memorial Project for their work telling the story and […]

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WNCHA History Hour: Musical Instruments in WNC

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Join the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) Thursday, July 7 at 6PM as we kick off our month of music history programming. This event airs live via Zoom and […]

ReadWNC Series – Guests on Earth

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Join the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) for the second of three events in our ReadWNC series! With authors and historians, we will explore the facts behind the fiction […]

WNCHA History Hour: Asheville’s Black Baseball Teams

Buncombe County Special Collections 67 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC

Join the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) and Buncombe County Special Collections Thursday, August 11 at 6pm for a special History Hour event exploring the history of Negro League […]

Free

ReadWNC Series: The Ballad of Frankie Silver

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Our ReadWNC series concludes Tuesday, October 4 with author Sharyn McCrumb discussing the true events behind her novel The Ballad of Frankie Silver. In this series, authors and historians explore […]

WNCHA History Hour: Lost Cove, North Carolina

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Join the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) Thursday, October 6 at 6pm via Zoom for this program exploring the lost community of Lost Cove in Yancey County. This event […]

Free - $10.00