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Valley History Explorer Hike #4: Black Mountain (In-the-Oaks)

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

$25 – $35

Join us for a historic hiking tour of the Montreat College Athletic Campus, the site ofFranlkin S. Terry’s In-the-Oaks estate. We will take a short tour through the magnificent home and then walk the grounds located on 89 wooded acres within the town of Black Mountain. Hike leader, Alan Edwards, will share the history of the Terry’s and how they came to build In-the-Oaks in the 1920s, the selling of the property to the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina, the second owners of the property and organizers of Camp Henry, up to Montreat College’s acquisition of the estate in 2001.

Difficulty: Moderate, 3-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 info@swannanoavalleymuseum.org. Additional spaces for individual hikers on the waitlist may open up if a full series hiker cancels their registration.


Out of stock! Member $25.00
Out of stock! Nonmember $35.00


June 8
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
$25 – $35


Swannanoa Valley Museum & History Center
223 W State St
Black Mountain, NC 28711
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