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2021 Guided History Walks   

June 11, 2021 @ 8:00 am - November 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

2021 Guided History Walks                          

Three Choices!     Main Street Hendersonville, N.C. …

Historic Oakdale Cemetery …  7th Ave. Historic Depot District


Walks on Main Street

10 a.m. —  Fri., June 11;    Sat., July 10;    Sun. August 8

 Fri., October 8;   Sat., November 6


These 90-minute walks occur rain or shine.  Be charmed and informed by our history, architecture, and colorful stories about Hendersonville.  Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, the oldest block of buildings, trolley lines … and more.

Meeting Place:  Hendersonville City Hall, front steps  (corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St.)


In Oakdale Cemetery

10 a.m. —   Fri., June 18;    Sat., July 17;     Sun., August 15;                                    Fri., Oct. 15;     Sat., Nov. 13

Meet:  at the Cemetery, U.S. 64 W. at Valley St.


Join me along the pathways of Hendersonville’s Historic Oakdale Cemetery where the famous “Look Homeward Angel” statue is located.  Among quiet, artistic grave markers discover Hendersonville’s past through lively stories of its Black, White, Jewish and colorful citizens.


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7th Ave./Historic Train Depot District

10 a.m.  —   Fri., June 25;   Sat., July 24;    Sun., August 22;                                         Fri., October 22;     Sat., Nov. 20


This district was where it was happening in the Gilded Age of Hendersonville.  The train depot brought steam engines, and attracted drays, hustle, summer visitors, shoot-outs, candy stores.

Meeting Place:  Hendersonville City Hall, front steps  (corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St.)


All tours:    $10 per person

age 10 and over.  Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.

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Info:  828-545-3179          www.maryjopadgett.com


June 11, 2021 @ 8:00 am
November 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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