WNCHA History Hour – Mountain Thunder: Stock Car Racing in Buncombe County

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Join the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) Thursday, August 25 at 6pm for this Zoom presentation on the history of stock cars and short track racing in Buncombe County, NC. This program airs live and will be recorded. This talk will explore the captivating history of the four racetracks (Hollywood in Fairview, Asheville-Weaverville, McCormick Field, […]

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 the facts behind the fiction in books centered in WNC. We encourage you to read the books in advance and bring your own questions to […]

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 airs live and will be recorded. Lost Cove, North Carolina was once described as where the “moonshiner frolics unmolested.” The small town in Yancey County […]

Free - $10.00

WNCHA History Hour: The Lost North Fork Community

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Join the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) Monday, October 17 at 6pm via Zoom for this program exploring the lost North Fork community in Buncombe County. This event airs live and will be recorded. In its heyday, North Fork, located to the northwest of Black Mountain, had a population larger than the nearby City […]

Free - $10.00