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.

Heritage Day Festival :: May 12, 2018

It’s that time again! The Foxfire Heritage Day Festival is wonderful celebration of Southern Appalachian culture curated as only Foxfire can do it. Join us for a full day of interpretive demonstrations of weaving, blacksmithing, basketry, open hearth cooking, broom making, bark berry baskets, corn shuck dolls, early engines, and much more. Come with your friends and family and enjoy a rich cultural heritage straight from the pages of The Foxfire Magazine and The Foxfire Book series.

Journal & Recent News

Spring Colors!

Spring Colors!

Our first annual girl scout day was a success! Among the many demonstrators who came to share their craft with the girl scouts was our resident village weaver, Sharon Grist. Sharon did a special dye demonstration for the event that included pots of daffodils,...

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Foxfire Fellowship Program

Foxfire Fellowship Program

In order to provide more opportunities for high-school-aged students in Rabun County, Foxfire is altering its long-running magazine program. After much discussion within our organization and with our community partners (current Foxfire students, advisors, the local...

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Spend Summer on the Mountain!

Spend Summer on the Mountain!

Looking to provide your child with a memorable experience this summer? We are excited to announce that we will be offering two, week-long camp sessions this summer at Foxfire! Let your child experience life in the mountains and Appalachian traditions. Each session...

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Hours & Admission

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

Open 8:30am–4:30pm
Monday-Saturday
(closed Sundays)

Admission is $8.00
$6 for ages 11 to 18,
$3.00 for ages 7-10,
6 & under get in free.

 

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