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Historic North Fork Valley Tour of the Asheville Watershed – West Side

November 9, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

$50 – $75

Join us on this exclusive historic driving tour of the west side of the Burnett Reservoir to explore part of the once thriving North Fork Valley community. The caravan will stop for participants to view the impressive chimney that was once part of a large boarding house where travelers on their way to Mt. Mitchell would stay before they began the ascent to the highest peak in eastern North America. The tour will also stop at the former entrance to Governor Zebulon Vance’s estate, Gombroon, as well as the Gombroon wall. Following that, we will pass the Left Hand Fork Intake and head to the Dan Burnett Place. The tour will end with the ruins of Gombroon – to include the foundation, heart-shaped pool, the spring house, and the McGinnis Cabin.

Difficulty: Moderate; There will be some walking on rough terrain. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.

Tickets

Out of stock! Member $50.00
Out of stock! Non-Member $75.00

Details

Date:
November 9, 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$50 – $75
Website:
https://www.history.swannanoavalleymuseum.org/asheville-watershed-west-registration/

Venue

Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center
223 W State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711
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Phone:
828-669-9566
Website:
www.swannanoavalleymuseum.org