|When:||May 17, 2014 @ All Day|
|Where:||Swannanoa Valley Museum|
223 West State Street
Black Mountain, NC
Join the Swannanoa Valley Museum for this moderate 3-mile hike on Saturday, May 17. Led by local guide and historian, Bill Alexander, hikers will visit the grave marker of Samuel Davidson – the first European settler west of the Blue Ridge mountains – as well as the ruins of Alexander Farm, one of the earliest inns to provide accommodations for tourists in Swannanoa. Exploration of these historical sites will be followed by a hike to the top of Swannanoa’s Jones Mountain, to see the spot where Samuel Davidson met his untimely end.
Hikers should meet at 10 a.m. at the Swannanoa Valley Museum, 223 West State Street, in Black Mountain. Cost is $20 for museum members, and $30 for nonmembers. For more information and to register for the hike, please click here, or call 669-9566.