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Rim Hike #1: Weatherford Heights

March 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

$30 – $50

The hike to Weatherford Heights explores the history and geography of Y.M.C.A. Blue Ridge Assembly. The hikefollows the original boundary line of the conference center’s grounds, surveyed by educator, author, and religious leader Willis Duke Weatherford in 1906. Weatherford sought a permanent location for student training sessions he arranged. When he reached the present site of Blue Ridge Assembly, between two steep forested ridges of the Swannanoa Mountains two miles from Black Mountain, he exclaimed, “Eureka, we have found it!”

Difficulty: Strenuous, 6.7 miles

Tickets

Out of stock! Member $30.00
Out of stock! Non-Member $50.00

Details

Date:
March 16, 2019
Time:
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$30 – $50

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