Western North Carolina History Trails

Intro to WNC

Explore the history, people, places, and things to do in Western North Carolina’s 23 county region.

Smith-McDowell House: The People

Newton Academy Cemetery
South Asheville Cemetery
Riverside Cemetery

Haunted Asheville

Smith-McDowell House
Helen’s Bridge
Hell’s Half Acre

Victoria: The Forgotten Town


Smith-McDowell House
Douglas Ellington Architecture
Literature of Asheville