WNCHA Outdoor Experiences: Big Ivy Hike

WNCHA Outdoor Experiences: Big Ivy Hike

Join the Western North Carolina Historical Association Saturday, September 25 at 11am as we tour the Big Ivy Historical Park and then hike to the nearby Little Snowball Mountain. Buncombe County’s Big Ivy region is a special place. Hemmed in by mountains and,...
WNCHA Outdoor Experiences: Hickory Nut Gap Hike

WNCHA Outdoor Experiences: Hickory Nut Gap Hike

Join us Saturday, May 22 as WNCHA leads a hike in the historic Hickory Nut Gap. In this exclusive hike, on a trail section not yet open to the public, we will explore the history of this area as a boundary and barrier, as well as a route connecting various people and...
LitCafe Experiences: History Hike with the RAIL Project

LitCafe Experiences: History Hike with the RAIL Project

This is one special hike you do not want to miss! 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...
Tour: Horace Kephart’s Bryson City

Tour: Horace Kephart’s Bryson City

“The richness of the Great Smoky forest has been the wonder and admiration of everyone who has traversed it.” – Horace Kephart, Our Southern Highlanders On Saturday, November 14, the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) and WNCHA Vice President...