News & Events

  • April Meeting

    The April meeting of the Ashe County Historical Society will be held on Monday, April 14th at 5:30 pm.  We will meet in the 1904 Courthouse (Museum of Ashe County History) in Jefferson.   The public is welcome and members are expected.  Come join us [...]

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  • Sam Shumate talks about Ore Knob Mine

         On Monday, January 13, local author, historian and teacher Sam Shumate will be the featured speaker at an event sponsored by the Ashe County Historical Society. The location will be the Museum of Ashe County History (old courthouse) in Jefferson. His presentation will begin at [...]

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  • In The Works

    We are currently working on several publishing projects: 1. The update of the Ashe County Cemetery Records book published in 1999. This will include new information on cemeteries not listed in the original, as well as additions, corrections, and updates covering 1999-2009. 2. A compilation [...]

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  • Regular Meetings

    Ashe County Historical Society meets the second Monday in each month. The location is in the Museum of Ashe County History (the 1904 Courthouse building) in downtown Jefferson. The meeting starts at 5:30pm year-round. It will move along quickly and then we have guest speakers each [...]

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