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Historic House Ramble in Brevard
May 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm$15
In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Brevard, three local historical groups are teaming up to offer a unique tour of homes on Saturday, May 19, from 12-4pm. This is a rare opportunity to explore several homes with historical and architectural importance to the history of Brevard. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in advance at the Transylvania Heritage Museum at 189 W. Main St. or on the day of the event at Silvermont beginning at 11am. Silvermont is located at 364 E. Main St. Visit Silvermont at the beginning of the tour to receive a map and tour guide with historical and architectural information on each home. While at Silvermont guests can tour the Second Floor House Museum and learn about the Silversteen family. Restroom facilities are available at Silvermont only. Visitors can then tour the sites in any order but must have their ticket at each location. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended as parking is limited at the houses. The East Main Street homes are within 2-3 blocks of Silvermont and walkable. The Historic House Ramble will take place, rain or shine. There are no refunds. Homes are not ADA compliant or handicapped accessible. Pets, strollers, photography, bags, and smoking are not permitted at any of the sites. The event is being sponsored by the Joint Historic Preservation Commission of Transylvania County, the Transylvania County Historical Society, and the Transylvania Heritage Museum with support from the City of Brevard. For more information contact the Transylvania Heritage Museum at 884-2347, leave a message if there is no answer.