The North Carolina Society of Historians (NCSH) has awarded local author Carroll C. Jones a 2019 History Book Award for his latest book, Thomson’s Pulp Mill: Building the Champion Fibre Company at Canton, North Carolina —1905 to 1908.
Bethel has been known by many names: Sonoma, Forks of Pigeon, Bethel, Pigeon Valley, Woodrow, and is even referred to as Cold Mountain in Frazier’s famous book by the same name.
Bethel Rural Community Organization’s (BRCO) vision statement includes the phrase, “Preserving Yesterday.” BRCO’s annual Pigeon Valley Award for Historic Preservation commemorates the importance of historic conservancy by honoring an individual who has been involved with preserving Bethel history.
The Shelton House staff, and volunteers and board are working hard to sustain and maintain the Shelton House and its grounds. It’s a beautiful example of 19th century architecture, history, culture, and heritage crafts — and it’s the only Nationally Registered House in Waynesville open to th…
The Haywood County Arts Council is building upon, and continuing the tradition of, hand-painted quilt blocks that people see on many self-driving tours in western North Carolina.
Calling locals and visitors — the Inaugural Blue Ridge Heritage Weekend promises to be a fun-filled and educational weekend June 22 – 23, in Waynesville.
The Bethel Rural Community Organization will celebrate the National Register of Historic Places designation of Truss Bridge #79 with a brief ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 30, at the bridge on Lake Logan Road.
A mural reflecting scenery and wildlife of this area encircles the interior of Canton Area Historical Museum, overlooking displays of other memorabilia tracing the town’s historical past.
In Carroll C. Jones’s latest book, Thomson’s Pulp Mill, noted author and architectural historian Camille Wells had high praise for the historic work.