History

History
Sep 2022
In partnership with The 400 Years Project, a local photographer showcases contemporary Cherokee artists and their work

Sep 2022
From the galleries of Asheville to the backroad studios of world-class artisans, amble along the Blue Ridge Craft Trails to discover the creative spirit of the North Carolina mountains

Sep 2022
A reimagined ranch home in Brevard brings the outside in

Aug 2022
Foraging for ancient ways in Rebecca Beyer’s Wild Witchcraft

Aug 2022
A partnership between local universities brings Appalachian history online

Jun 2022
A mountain man who led the way to our outdoor life

Jun 2022
At the Madison County Championship Rodeo, North Carolina’s oldest event of its kind, cowboy culture passes to a new generation

Jun 2022
Old Fort’s Black community is creating outdoor recreational areas to rejuvenate their home

Jun 2022
The wildflowers of Western North Carolina’s mountain streams

Jun 2022
Meet the first responders behind a new local leatherworks store

May 2022
The rehabilitated Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School is revived as a beacon of Black history in America

May 2022
Grandfather Mountain touts newest enhancement to environmental education

Mar 2022
WNC’s boomtown has mighty good neighbors—meet 10 nearby communities prized for their own style of livability

Mar 2022
As the nation celebrates Frederick Law Olmsted’s 200th birthday, witness the creation—and evolution—of his visionary Biltmore landscapes

Mar 2022
A dream retirement home in Asheville is a slam-dunk win

Mar 2022
From a scary-steep ride to historical encounters and a swig of Tennessee whiskey, our travel writer dives into Chattanooga

Mar 2022
Author Luke Manget unearths the history of ginseng cultivation in the mountains and beyond

Mar 2022
New local walking tours for the historically curious

Mar 2022
John E. Ross recasts and updates the history of the French Broad

Dec 2021
Gatlinburg’s host of pancake houses beckons ravenous locals and visitors

Dec 2021
Five local culinary artists share their beloved seasonal recipes and the stories behind them

Dec 2021
Asheville’s Gerber factory was an economic and community cornerstone that fed millions of little ones

Dec 2021
Beech Mountain rolls out road trip-worthy “adventure trails”

Dec 2021
New local page-turners explore murder, mayhem, and mysteries

Dec 2021
Asheville author Tom Jerman celebrates the many and varied Santas of the world

Dec 2021
At the new Mitford Museum, the world of Jan Karon’s bestselling books transcends the page

Aug 2021
Eda Rhyne’s new take on a traditional spirit graces fall cocktails

Aug 2021
In her new book, Chef Susi Gott Séguret demystifies the delicacy

Aug 2021
At the Old Marshall Jail Hotel, no one does hard time anymore

Aug 2021
Tune in to three podcasts that are redefining local history and heritage

Aug 2021
Backed by a hefty grant, Warren Wilson ramps up its craft programs

Aug 2021
Mars Hill welcomes a standout new art space

Aug 2021
Angel Olsen puts a spontaneous spin on her newly released ’80s covers

Aug 2021
After so many months of cancelled and postponed events, the urge to get together and celebrate is palpable. Here to satisfy is a season of great gatherings bursting with local culture: From woolly worms, elk, and Bigfoot to mountain arts, food, music, and more, these festivals truly have something for everyone.

Aug 2021
50 years ago, a grassroots groundswell fought the federal agency’s plan to reshape the French Broad River Basin

Jun 2021
Meet Western North Carolina’s 2021 Olympic hopefuls—Manteo Mitchell and Abbey Cooper

Jun 2021
Western North Carolina’s worlds of wonder

Jun 2021
At Camp Catawba, boys found an artistic escape from a world in turmoil

Jun 2021
Local authors’ new offerings, from the poetic to the profound to the just plain fun

Jun 2021
A virtual exhibit highlights the evolution of education in Madison County