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Old Toll Road 4WD Caravan to Camp Alice

Old Toll Road 4WD Caravan to Camp Alice

Join the Swannanoa Valley Museum for this popular 4-wheel drive caravan up the historic Old Toll Road to Camp Alice on Mt. Mitchell. Once a major tourist attraction, the “Old Toll Road” made the “apex of Appalachia accessible” for the cost of $1 per person.

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Historic Haunted House Tours of Downtown Black Mountain

Historic Haunted House Tours of Downtown Black Mountain

​This year, ​our annual Historic Haunted House Tour will take guests back in time to discover the ghostly, spooky, and fun parts of downtown Black Mountain’s history. ​Participants will enjoy snacks and drinks in several lavishly-decorated historic buildings around town as costumed guides…

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Dark of the Moon

Dark of the Moon

This perennial favorite is based on the haunting folk ballad of “Barbara Allen.” Set in the Smoky Mountains, it recounts the story of John, a strange “witch boy” who upon first beholding the beautiful Barbara Allen immediately falls in love. He is given human form to woo and marry her on…

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