News & Events

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    2017 Annual Meeting and Heritage Weekend

    Schedule of Events 9:00 Ashe County Historical Society Business Meeting 9:30 Dean Taylor and Kenneth Miller of the Norfolk and Western Historical Society share information about the N&W Abingdon line (the Virginia Creeper) in Ashe County 11:15 Dale Carlson of the West Jefferson Caboose Committee […]

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    West Jefferson at One Hundred magazine available now!

    These wonderful commemorative magazines are 65 pages of amazing stories and photographs of West Jefferson, North Carolina at 100 years.  They are 8 1/2″ by 11″, full color with No advertisements!  At only $2.00 each these are a steal, and a must-have for everyone who lives in, […]

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    Otto Wood, “Robin Hood of the Blue Ridge”

    After the regular meeting of the historical society at 5:30 pm on Monday, October 13th we will have a program starting at 6:30 pm.  Herb Key, Wilkes County luthier and musician and leader of the Elkville String Band, and Trevor McKenzie, one of the librarians 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 Annex (the old Jefferson School building) on Wm. Blevins Road in Jefferson. The meeting starts at 5:30pm year-round. It will move along quickly and then […]

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