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Appalachian Women’s Museum

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100 W. Hometown Place
Dillsboro, NC 28725 United States
828-482-5860 https://www.appwomen.org

September 2019

Appalachian Women’s Museum

September 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Appalachian Women’s Museum, 100 W. Hometown Place
Dillsboro, NC 28725 United States
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$10 – $12

Join us at the Appalachian Women’s Museum in Dillsboro, North Carolina on Saturday, September 14th from Noon – 5 p.m. for Music on the Porch: A Celebration of Samantha Bumgarner. The event will feature museum tours, multiple bands performing live on the beautiful wrap-around porch of the old Monteith Homestead (now the Appalachian Women’s Museum). We’ll be honoring the memory and music of Jackson County resident Samantha Bumgarner. In 1924 she became the first woman to record country music for…

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May 2020

Airing of the Quilts

May 9, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Appalachian Women’s Museum, 100 W. Hometown Place
Dillsboro, NC 28725 United States
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FREE

The airing of the quilts is a traditional rite of spring in the mountains. After a long winter with families snuggled under layers of warm handmade quilts, the warmer weather of springtime gave women a chance to freshen up and air-out these essential covers. We want to invite you to have a part in this special day! To honor this tradition, the AWM hold this event every spring with over 65 quilts hanging on the wraparound porch, from clotheslines in…

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