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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Senator Sam J. Erwin Jr. Museum

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

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Senator Sam J. Ervin Jr. Library and Museum entrance

Senator Sam J. Erwin Jr.   The Senator Sam J. Erwin Jr. Museum is located is located on the campus of Western Piedmont Community College in the Phifer Learning Resources Center, and is a replica of the late Senator Ervinís home library, as it existed at 515 Lenoir Street in Morganton. A 7,500-item collection of Ervinís books and professional and family memorabilia is housed in the library. Senator Ervin is best known for serving as the Chairman of the Senate Watergate Committee in the 1970s.

Website: Senator Sam J. Erwin Jr. Museum
Western Piedmont Community College,
Morganton NC
Distance: 1 hour from Asheville
Address: Phifer Learning Resources Center, Western Piedmont Community College, 1001 Burkemont Avenue, Morganton, NC 28655
Telephone: 828-448-6195
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fees: None
Allow: 1 hour
Nearby: Old Burke Co. Courthouse Heritage Museum, Burke Arts Council Jailhouse Gallery, North Carolina School For The Deaf Museum, Quaker Meadows Plantation
Directions: Driving east on I-40 from Asheville, take Exit #103 and turn left onto Burkemont Avenue. Cross the bridge over I-40. Western Piedmont Community College is on the right.



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