MHC News

Scott Chamness studies unique "apple turnover quilt," Spring 2012. Scott is currently a Masters student in the Public History program at UNC-Greensboro. He recently completed a collections internship at Fallingwater in Pennsylvania.     Photo courtesy of Office of Public Relations, WCU.


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Thursdays, 9:00 am - 7:00 pm, February 1 - December 7

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A reception and presentation will be held Thursday, Sept. 11, at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center to celebrate the exhibit "Land of the Crooked Water" that is currently on display at the museum.
Author Michael Beadle will present an illustrated talk focusing on the history of the town of Canton and, specifically, the town’s annual Labor Day Celebration on Thursday, Sept. 4, at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center.
Local residents will have a chance to learn interesting and historical details about their family coverlets as the Mountain Heritage Center sponsors Quilt Discovery Evening.
Donna Glee Willliams, a speculative fiction writer who penned the novel “The Braided Path,” will visit the Mountain Heritage Center to present a reading and program.
A new exhibit featuring the creative work of local women from the late 19th century to the present is available for public viewing in the Jackson County Historical Society’s display area in the Jackson County Public Library Complex in Sylva.
Mountain Heritage Awards are bestowed on an individual and an organization that have played a prominent role in the preservation of Southern Appalachian history and culture.
The Mountain Heritage Center is presenting exhibits commemorating the 125th anniversary of WCU’s founding and Mountain Heritage Day’s 40th anniversary.
The cast of the Liar’s Bench will present its final performance Thursday, May 29, at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center.
A benefit bluegrass concert sponsored by the Sylva Herald newspaper and WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center netted $3,000 that will be used to provide assistance to victims of the March 22 landslide in Snohomish County in Washington state.
A presentation on roadside trash and its implications for small mammals will be delivered Thursday, April 24, at WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center.

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