Shiloh, Past and Present

Shiloh, Past and Present

Join us (virtually) on Thursday, August 12 at 6:30pm as we bring you a multi-generational discussion of Asheville’s historic Shiloh community. We are joined by a special moderator—Jefferson Ellison of JAWBREAKING Creative. Founded by newly freed people after the...
WNC History Lecture Series: Sites of Resistance

WNC History Lecture Series: Sites of Resistance

For the fifth installment in our Intro to WNC Lecture Series, we are joined by two researchers and historians who will present on sites of African American history and resistance here in western North Carolina. Ronnie Pepper will discuss his research into the Kingdom...
WNCHA 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award Ceremony

WNCHA 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award Ceremony

WNC Historical Association presents Outstanding Achievement Award to Ann Miller Woodford The WNCHA 2020 Outstanding Achievement Award will be presented to Ann Miller Woodford for her work preserving and promoting the history of African American people in far western...
LitCafe Experiences: History Hike with the RAIL Project (Hike 2)

LitCafe Experiences: History Hike with the RAIL Project (Hike 2)

After reading and discussing John Ehle’s work of historical fiction The Road, join WNCHA for a special hike exploring the real history of the incarcerated laborers who toiled and often died constructing the Western NC Railroad. We are joined by a special guest...