The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

Susanna Pantas, Artist

Clay County Historical
& Arts Council Museum

Pen & Ink Drawings of Biltmore Estate, by Lee James Pantas

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  The Clay County Historical & Arts Council Museum is housed in the Old County Jail which was constructed in 1912 and used as a jail until 1972. The Museum displays items pertinent to the history of the area through changing exhibits. Displays include school house artifacts, a collection of farm equipment, Indian artifacts from a local excavation and a replica of the office of Dr. Paul Killian and many of his medical implements. Ongoing exhibitions are also regularly scheduled for local and regional artists and crafters.

Website: Clay County Historical & Arts Council Museum
 Hayesville NC
Distance: 11/2 hours from Asheville
Address: 21 Davis Loop, Hayesville NC 28904
Telephone: 828-389-6814
Hours: May through Labor Day: Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; September-October, Friday-Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Fees: None
Allow: 1-2 hours
Directions: From Asheville take I-40 west to exit 27. Take 19/23 Hwy. 74 West to the Dillsboro area. Take exit 81 for US441 toward Franklin. In Franklin area take Highway 64 to Hayesville and in Hayesville turn left at Davis Loop.




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