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The History Center
The school's fascinating background is captured in our History Center, where you'll find interesting examples of 20th-century Appalachia on display. Visual art, fine and folk craft, music, historic film footage, photographs and written textual panels give you a strong sense of how our today is defined by our past. From the old bench where the world-famous Brasstown Carvers began, to the original photographs of world-renowned photographer Doris Ulmann, you'll discover the rich heritage that has made the Folk School a historical landmark. The Folk School was named a Historic District with the National Register of Historic Places on August 22, 1983.

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The History Center is open with a maximum capacity of 6 visitors at a time. Visitors are encouraged to use the sanitization station inside the entrance and avoid touching any objects or surfaces during their visit.
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1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724)
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John C. Campbell Folk School
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902

Main Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Craft Shop Hours:
Monday - Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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