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
 

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Henderson County Heritage Museum

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

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Henderson County Courthouse

   The Henderson County Heritage Museum opened on April 11th, 2008, and uses displays and multimedia technology to tell the story of the people of Henderson County, from the Cherokee and pioneers who carved homes out of the wilderness to today's residents and events. The displays include rare artifacts, artwork, photographs, maps, video tours, oral histories, re-enactments, music, stories and legends. The museum is housed in the Historic Courthouse with room portraying periods in Henderson County's history: Wilderness to 1860, 1860-1920, 1920 to the Present, and the "Window on Main Street".

Website:  Henderson County Heritage Museum
Location:
Hendersonville NC, in the Historic Henderson County Courthouse building.
Distance: 30 minutes from Asheville
Address: One Historic Courthouse Square, Suite 4, Hendersonville NC  28792.
Telephone: 828-694-1619
Hours: Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday thru Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday
Fees:  None
Allow: 1 hour
Nearby:
Mineral & Lapidary Museum of Henderson Co.,Carl Sandburg Home, Thomas Wolfe Angel, Henderson County History Center
Directions: From Asheville take I-26 South. Get off at exit 49B onto US 64. Turn left onto Main Street and proceed down Main Street. The Historic Courthouse building will be on your right.

 

 

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