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This is a small museum with a varied collection of artifacts from the area's history. It's in a very pretty setting along a creek, with a couple of well-preserved log cabins and a small amphitheater on the property. It's definitely worth a stop if you're...More
Our family was drawn to this historic depot town almost 10 years ago. It is quiet, charming, and nestled in the Southern Appalachian mountains of Western North Carolina. There is no fee to visit and tour the museum, so if you are looking to learn...More
It was a great Saturday walking around Old Fort. We loved the murals. We plan to do a driving tour to capture the murals of NC. The woman at the info center was very helpful with planning future trips.
The museum has done a good job of bringing many old things together and spotlighting them in such a way that it is educational and enjoyable. They have a couple of very old houses open for people to see how people lived in the 1800s....More
We visited the museum on this weekend to see the encampment of civil war reenactors and for the several presentations on the history of the war. The highlight for me was the display of the restored Regimental Flag of the 35th NC Infantry on traveling...More
The building was constructed in the 1930s by the CCC. Has served different functions over the years but is currently a museum. Some interesting exhibits about Appalachian life in general. There are also some original log cabins (original but relocated from somewhere else) on the...More