The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook
 

Susanna Pantas, Artist

Appalachian Women's
Museum

Pen & Ink Drawings of Biltmore Estate, by Lee James Pantas

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Appalachian Women's Museum

The Appalachian Women's Museum is a privately funded 501-3c institution based in Dillsboro, NC. Founded in 2006, the organization's focus is centered on expanding knowledge of the accomplishments of the women of Appalachia. Their goal is to establish a museum (location still to be determined) to preserve the important and often overlooked contributions made to society by the strong, independent women of Appalachia.

The focus of the Appalachian Womenís Museum is to restore the Monteith Farmstead in order to provide a home for the important, often undocumented, contributions of women in the cultural and natural history of the Appalachian region. The Monteith Farmstead, built in the 1800ís, is located in the town of Dillsboro, North Carolina. According to the Southwest Office of Preservation North Carolina, the site is one of the best preserved examples of a mountain farmstead in the western part of the state.


Website: Appalachian Woman's Museum
Location:
Dillsboro NC
Distance from Asheville: 1 hour
Address: P.O. Box 245, Dillsboro, NC 28725
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Nearby: Cherokee Indian Reservation
Directions: From Asheville to Dillsboro (closest departure point), take I-40 West to Exit 27. Take 19/23 Hwy. 74 West to Exit 81 (Dillsboro).




 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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