ReadWNC Series: The Ballad of Frankie Silver

ReadWNC Series: The Ballad of Frankie Silver

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...
WNCHA Hidden History Hikes and Tours: Rumbling Bald Hike

WNCHA Hidden History Hikes and Tours: Rumbling Bald Hike

Join the Western North Carolina Historical Association (WNCHA) Saturday, May 7 at 10AM as we hike below “Rumbling Bald” Mountain in the Hickory Nut Gorge. In February, 1874, the mountains at the eastern edge of the Hickory Nut Gorge began to tremble, shake, and emit...