Western North Carolina Historical Association Incorporation

aka Smith-McDowell House Museum   |   Asheville, NC   |  https://www.wnchistory.org

Mission

The mission of the Western North Carolina Historical Association is to preserve and promote the history and legacy of Western North Carolina through interpretation, education, collection, and collaboration. INTERPRETATION: Operating the Smith-McDowell House, an architecturally-significant home (built c1840), as a center of history education through exhibitions, programs, and publications; EDUCATION: Educating residents and visitors of all ages through diverse and engaging programming and recognizing excellence in Western North Carolina history and literature; COLLECTION: Collecting and preserving objects of regional historic and cultural value for education and exhibition; and COLLABORATION: Encouraging partnerships that advance understanding of Western North Carolina’s history and legacy.

Ruling year info

1974

Executive Director

Anne Chesky Smith

Main address

283 Victoria Rd

Asheville, NC 28801 USA

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EIN

23-7348133

NTEE code info

Historical Societies and Related Activities (A80)

History Museums (A54)

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Smith-McDowell House Museum

Today, the restored Smith-McDowell House functions as the headquarters of the Western North Carolina Historical Association, a historic house museum, an exhibit space, and a center for youth history education. It is included on the National Register of Historic Places and is the finest surviving example of brick antebellum architecture in western North Carolina.

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Western North Carolina Historical Association Incorporation

Board of directors
as of 6/18/2021
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Board chair

Ralph Simpson

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