Local History

Local History
New owners give Henry River Mill Village a fresh lease on life

The urban explorer behind AbandonedWNC delights in deterioration

One hundred years ago, Fred Seely introduced the world to fine fabric handmade in the mountains

For nearly 70 years, City Drive In has been keeping it real in Spruce Pine

A history of transportation in the mountains offers a good ride

The remarkable rise and fall of the Goat Gland King, Jackson County’s “Dr.” John Brinkley

While medicinal marijuana might be approved for the Cherokee, it won’t bring an all-access pass to puff

An expansive account of Grandfather Mountain’s unique history and offerings

The WNC Sports Hall of Fame and its organizers build a legacy, and a future, for mountain athletes

UNC Asheville students document life 100 years ago, when the United States was on the brink of war

A historic photo collection in Hendersonville springs to life with community input