Guided Walks

2017 Guided History Walks

On Main Street Hendersonville, N.C. …

And (new!) in Oakdale Cemetery


Walks on Main Street

10 a.m., Saturdays,

April 22 & 29, and every Sat. in May, July, & Oct.

Or … 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, May 9, June 13, July 11, Oct. 10


These 90-minute walks occur rain or shine.  Be charmed and informed by our history, architecture, and colorful stories about Hendersonville, NC.  Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land.  Bordellos, shoot-outs, the oldest block of buildings, where young people used to hang out, trolley lines … and much more.

Meeting Place:  H’ville City Hall, “backdoor” lobby (bldg. is at corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St.)


Walks In Oakdale Cemetery

2:15 p.m. Sundays,

June 4, Aug. 6, Oct. 1

Meet:  at the Cemetery, U.S. 64 W. at Valley St.

Join me along the pathways of Hendersonville’s Historic Oakdale Cemetery where the famous “Look Homeward Angel” statue is located.  Grave markers can tell interesting stories and whisper secrets … so come along to discover Hendersonville’s buried past.


All tours: $10 per person

age 10 and over.  Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.

Schedule private tours anytime by appt. for your group of 8 or more.

Info:  828-545-3179

* Groups of 8 or more may arrange for a private guided walking tour any time.  Your church group, school, tour group, family reunion, history club, out-of-town guests, etc.  Phone Mary Jo at 828-545-3179 to schedule a date and time, or email me from the website.