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Foxfire Appalachian Museum

Foxfire Appalachian Museum

Foxfire Appalachian Museum

At the Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center, you will find homes, tools, trades, crafts, and a look at the lifestyle of the all-but-vanished pioneer culture of the Southern Appalachian mountains. Rabun County students began interviewing their families, friends, and neighbors in 1966 for their English class project, a magazine that they titled 'Foxfire.' Many times, the folks being interviewed would give the students an old tool or a finished, hand-crafted item they were discussing or documenting. Very quickly, Foxfire grew an extensive artifact collection. When The Foxfire Book became a national phenomenon, Foxfire was able to fund further growth. In 1974, land on the side of Black Rock Mountain was purchased, and Foxfire created a physical presence in the community. From the beginning, the students intended the property to be a place of interaction between themselves, their work, and their community.

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98 Foxfire Lane
Mountain City , NC 30562
Phone: 706-746-5828
Website: Click to Visit
Geocode: 34.9116667, -83.3967013
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