The Appalachian Women’s Museum

The Appalachian Women’s Museum is one stop on the Jackson County Arts Council Historical Home and Architecture Tour. Tickets are $10 and feature four stops, with presentations by homeowners and historians at each site.

The Jackson County Arts Council is excited to host the first Historic and Architecture Tour on Saturday, May 25.

The tour costs $10 and begins at the Jackson County Library at 3 p.m., where a local historian will discuss the history and design of the once Jackson County Courthouse. Maps will be given out for a self-guided journey of the Old Carolina Hotel (Main St., Sylva), The Queen House (Woody home in Dillsboro) and the Appalachian Women’s Museum (Monteith House in Dillsboro). Homeowners and/or historians will be onsite to discuss each location. Come see secret tunnels, gain new insights and hear stories inside some of the most interesting homes and buildings in the region.

This event costs $10 per person; children are free and must be accompanied by an adult at all times during the tour. Not all sites are ADA compliant. Tickets may be purchased in advance by contacting the Jackson County Arts Council or any JCAC board member, and will be available at the start of the tour.

Anyone wishing to submit a historic building or home for consideration of next year’s tour should email For more information, call 507-9820 or find the council on Facebook.