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History Center

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.

Read more about our unique history.
The History Center is open from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Keith House driveway. Campus Map
David Brose, Folklorist
at 800-365-5724 or 828-837-2775


1-800.FOLK.SCH (365.5724)
828.837.2775 • (fax) 828.837.8637
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John C. Campbell Folk School
One Folk School Road
Brasstown, NC 28902

Office Hours:
Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

Craft Shop and History Center Hours:
Temporarily Closed Until Further Notice

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