Valley History Explorer Hike #3: Swannanoa (Davidson Grave/Alexander Farm)
June 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm$25 – $35
The next hike in the series will take hikers to see the grave of the first European settler west of the Blue Ridge – Samuel Davidson (located on private property), who was killed shortly after his arrival in 1784 and buried at the top of Jones Mountain where he was shot. Led by Davidson descendant, Bill Alexander, we will also explore the ruins of Alexander Farm, a boarding house, at the foot of Jones Mountain.
Difficulty: Moderate, 1.5 miles
Cost: $25 members, $35 nonmembers
Note: This hike is part of a series, which is at capacity. Hikers who wish to register for individual hikes may add their name to the waitlist by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional spaces for individual hikers on the waitlist may open up if a full series hiker cancels their registration.