Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville North Carolina
Zebulon B. Vance served as governor of North Carolina from 1862-1865 and 1877-79 and was known as North Carolina's "Civil War Governor."
The site contains the reconstructed two-story log home in which he was born, six farm buildings and a visitor center/museum.
Other History nearby:
(Flat Rock) Carl Sandburg Home Nat'l Historic Site
(Gaffney) Cherokee County Veterans Museum
(Cherokee) Cherokee Marker
(Waurika) Chisolm Trail Historical Museum
(Brevard) Cradle of Forestry Nat'l Historic Site
(Hendersonville) Johnson Farm
12/08 Coming to The Asheville area
Taste of Toccoa Toccoa GA April5 Northeast Georgia's premier dining event, A Taste of Toccoa features sample-sized portions of the most popular dishes from Toccoa's best restaurants and caterers. Garnish with live music, entertainment, shopping, and activities, and you have a fun-filled event the whole family will enjoy.
Celebrate Clayton Clayton GA April27-28 Celebrate Clayton is an Arts, Music, Crafts and Gardening event for all ages, with mouth-watering food and a super kids program. Set in the spectacular North Georgia Mountains Celebrate Clayton is held annually the last weekend in April.
International Biscuit Festival Knoxville TN May18 The four categories of competition are Sweet Biscuits, Savory Biscuits, Special Biscuits and Student Biscuits.
Mountain Flower Art Festival Dahlonega GA May18-19 The festival, located on the hisoric square of Dahlonega, Georgia, is a juried art and quality craft festival held for over 20 years on the 3rd weekend in May.
Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival Pineville KY May23 The Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival is one of Kentucky's oldest festivals, finding its start in 1931.
Mountain Laurel Festival Clarkesville GA May23-26 The Mountain Laurel Festival is a fun, hometown event that sees about 5000 people each year.