WNCHA Experiences: Henry River Mill Village Tour

WNCHA Experiences: Henry River Mill Village Tour

Join us Saturday, Oct 16 as WNCHA takes a private tour of the Henry River Mill Village outside of Morganton, North Carolina. From 1905 until the 1960s, the Henry River Manufacturing Company relied on hundreds of individuals and families manufacturing yarn in this mill...
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,...
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...