Welcome to the official web site of the Avery County Historical Museum. Its purpose is to collect, preserve and display all vital information, photographs and artifacts about people events, and places that make up the history of Avery County and the surrounding areas of the Toe River Valley. Also to provide this information to those seeking to learn more about our rich history, or their own local ancestral roots.
The Avery County Historical Museum is housed in the old Avery County Jail, built in 1912 and set aside as a museum by the County Commissioners in 1976.
You are invited to visit the Museum not only to see the historical items on display but also to visit the new research room. There are hundreds of books and papers to aid in research of family genealogies, places and subjects in Avery County & surrounding counties.
Saturday, Apr 24, 2021 at 10:30am
Zoom Event (link will be sent one day prior to the event)
Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021 at 6:00pm Eastern Time
A Zoom Link will be sent to those who register.
Tuesday, Apr 27, 2021 at 6:30pm Eastern Time
Webinar Hosted by Fayetteville Technical Community College
JOIN FOR JUST $16 A YEAR