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Appalachian Folk Festival

Allison-Deaver House 2753 Asheville Hwy. Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 Allison-Deaver House 2753 Asheville Hwy. Pisgah Forest, NC 28768, United States

Come and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of Appalachian Culture! ​There will be music, artisans at work, historical displays, and activities for all ages. Visitors can also tour the 1815 Allison Deaver House, the oldest frame house west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Pearls and Skyward Blue will provide musical entertainment. Sparky and […]

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Silvermont Second Floor House Museum

Silvermont Mansion 364 E Main St, Brevard, North Carolina, United States

Silvermont Mansion, built by Transylvania Industrialist Joseph Silversteen in 1917, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Second Floor House Museum has been furnished with original Silversteen furnishings and houses many of the family's personal belongings.

Historic Probart Guided Walking Tour

Transylvania Heritage Museum 189 W Main St, Brevard, North Carolina, United States

Learn how Transylvania County and Brevard were established and about early leaders. The tour departs from the Heritage Museum at 10:30 a.m. The cost is $10 per person. Reservations are required by contacting the Transylvania Museum via email at program.transylvaniaheritage@gmail.com.

East Main & Silvermont Extended Tour

Brevard/Transylvania County Visitor Center 175 E Main St, Brevard, North Carolina, United States

During this extended tour, learn about early to mid-20th century boarding houses and explore Silvermont, home of industrialist Joseph Silversteen and his family. The Silvermont portion of the tour includes the Second Floor House Museum and the third floor, which has not been refurbished. Participants will be required to climb two sets of stairs. The […]

Historic Town Square Extended Tour

Downtown Brevard, in front of the Courthouse Gazebo 7 E Main St, Brevard, NC 28712, USA, United States

This extended tour allows guests to see areas of buildings not usually open to the public. This tour required the ability to walk stairs, and participants must pass through the metal detector at the County Courthouse. The tour is limited to 8 people, costing $20 per person. Meet at the Gazebo at 2:00 pm. Contact […]

Exploring West Main Guided Walking Tour

Transylvania Heritage Museum 189 W Main St, Brevard, North Carolina, United States

Explore Brevard and learn about the early families and architecture of West Mains from a different perspective while walking behind buildings and through alleyways. The Tour departs the Transylvania Heritage Museum. The cost is $10 per person, and reservations are required by contacting the Transylvania Museum at 884-2347 or via email at program.transylvaniaheritage@gmail.com.

$10

Appalachian Folk Festival

Allison-Deaver House 2753 Asheville Hwy. Pisgah Forest, NC 28768 Allison-Deaver House 2753 Asheville Hwy. Pisgah Forest, NC 28768, United States

The Transylvania Heritage Museum is excited to announce the upcoming 3rd Annual Appalachian Folk Festival, taking place on Saturday, June 29th at the Allison Deaver House in Pisgah Forest, NC. This event will showcase a variety of performers including the Pearls, the J Creek Cloggers featuring Zeb Ross, and Appalachian Blues artist Laura Blackley. Attendees […]

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Silvermont Second Floor House Museum

Silvermont Mansion 364 E Main St, Brevard, North Carolina, United States

Silvermont Mansion, built by Transylvania Industrialist Joseph Silversteen in 1917, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Second Floor House Museum has been furnished with original Silversteen furnishings and houses many of the family's personal belongings.

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Mountain Legacies: Exploring Appalachian Culture

Transylvania Heritage Museum 189 W Main St, Brevard, North Carolina, United States

Mountain Legacies: Exploring Appalachian Culture Exhibit. Come sit a spell and join us as we look at the lifestyle, customs, traditions, and stories that express this unique and vibrant culture. The Museum is open Thursday through Saturday from noon until 4:00.  Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Group or special after-hours tours can be […]

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