Blue Ridge National Heritage Area


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Blue Ridge National Heritage Area

Address:3 General Aviation Dr
Fletcher, NC 28732

Phone:828-687-7234
Fax:828-687-7552
Web: www.blueridgeheritage.com
Established: Authorized on November 10, 2003
Location:Includes 24 counties in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina.
Special Features:The rich natural and cultural heritage in this region has contributed significantly to the history and development of the United States. The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area works to preserve and interpret traditional instrumental and vocal folk music, folklife traditions, traditional arts, the heritage and influences of the Cherokee Indians, and various historic sites and collections of artifacts. The area is managed by a partnership of state, local, non-profit, and Cherokee Indian representatives.

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