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

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Davidson's Fort

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

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Drawing of Davidson's Fort, Old Fort NC

Davidson's Fort is located on eighteen acres inside the Old Fort city limits, and is aReconstruction of the fort replica of the original historic fort that existed in the area during colonial days. It is a living history site dedicated to telling the true story of the families of Western North Carolina during the 18th Century and the American Revolution. Facilities  include a welcome center/museum area as well as the replicated fort. The fort interprets living conditions and daily life during the late 18th and 19th centuries, and will also include a replica Cherokee village where other reenactments and interpretations are performed.

Website: Davidson's Fort
Old Fort, NC
Distance: 30 minutes east of Asheville
Address: Lackey Town Road, Old Fort NC 28762
Telephone: 828-668-4831
Admission: Donations
Hours: April 1st until end of November. Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m., or by appointment
Directions: From Asheville take I-40 west to exit 72 and follow Hwy 70. At the stop light turn right, cross the RR and make a left at water street and the Mountain Gateway Museum. Take the next left, then the next right and follow the road to the fort on your left. From the East on I-40 Take exit 73, turn right at the bottom of the ramp turn right on Water St make your next left, then right and follow the road to the fort on your left.







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