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Mission Statement

The Mission of the Western North Carolina Historical Association is to educate the public by promoting the preservation of regional history through the collection, care, and exhibition of artifacts that tell the history of the mountain region; the presentation of public programs; the care and intrepretation of the Smith McDowell House Museum and gardens; and the facilitation of cooperation among regional historical organizations.

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The Western North Carolina Historical Association operates the Smith McDowell House Museum.

Discover Asheville's first mansion and oldest surviving structure, now restored as a history museum.

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The Smith-McDowell House

Built by one of antebellum North Carolina's most influential citizens, this National Register property was once the home of mayors, a Confederate Major, and friends of the Vanderbilts at nearby Biltmore Estate.

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http://www.wnchistory.org

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