The Foxfire Vision

Foxfire is a nationally-recognized heritage preservation organization and a model for how learner-centered education enriches students and their communities and builds connections across generations.

The Foxfire Mission

Foxfire’s mission is to preserve the diverse traditions of Southern Appalachia and advance the understanding and appreciation of cultural heritage through public programs, publications, and learner-centered education.

Books, Magazines, Handmade Soaps & more!

Check out our online museum store for Foxfire books, magazines, locally-made goods, and more! Delve into over 50 years of Appalachian culture and heritage through our publications, support Foxfire artisans by purchasing traditionally-made products, or show your love of Foxfire with a t-shirt, sticker, and other Foxfire-branded goods.

Appalachian Cookery:
A Community Conversation

Join  Foxfire’s T.J. Smith (editor of the recently released Foxfire Book of Appalachian Cookery) and Kami Ahens (producer and co-host of the It Still Lives podcast) as they team up with Alan and Hannah Edwards of Yonder for an evening of great food and conversation focused on the foodways of Southern Appalachia. Ticket includes dinner, dessert, and a beverage (nonalcoholic). Proceeds support Foxfire and local farms.

February 11, 2020 :: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Journal & Recent News

It Still Lives: Season 2, Episode 1

It Still Lives: Season 2, Episode 1

We are back from a short break with our first episode of season 2! Join us as we talk about the Flu Epidemic of 1918. This global pandemic had devastating effects, even in the mountains of Appalachia. Listen to clips from contacts Ethel Corn, Lawton Brooks, and...

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Fall Intern: Charlsa Hensley

Fall Intern: Charlsa Hensley

Last year, while watching Ashley York and Sally Rubin’s film Hillbilly about mainstream representations of Appalachia, I was struck by how much of my self-identification and perspective of Appalachia was formed not by my friends, family, neighbors, and communities,...

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Hours & Admission

Guided Tours on Request. Call 706-746-5828.

Open 8:30am–4:30pm

Monday-Saturday

Closed Sunday

Those wanting to take the self-guided tour should arrive no later than 3:30 pm.

Admission is $8.00

$7 for ages 62 & up,

$6 for ages 11 to 18,

$3.00 for ages 7-10,

6 & under get in free.

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