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.

Help us grow our museum programming by donating to our Giving Tuesday campaign.

Learn more about Giving Tuesday and our 2019 project here.


Journal & Recent News

It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 8 Part 1

It Still Lives: Season 1, Episode 8 Part 1

  We are back with another full-length podcast episode for you all! This month, we feature interviews related to folk medicine practices in Southern Appalachia. This episode is broken into two parts; part 2 will be released later this month. Part 1 features...

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Giving Tuesday: Update

Giving Tuesday: Update

As October winds down,most of us are turning our attention towards the holiday season. Give back this season by donating to local charity or community organization! Giving Tuesday is a campaign that launches the season of giving by encouraging donations of time and...

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It Still Lives: Halloween Bonus, Week 4

It Still Lives: Halloween Bonus, Week 4

For the month of October, It Still Lives  is bringing you spooky tales of the supernatural from right here in Rabun County, Georgia. Join us for tales about witches, haints, and jack-o-lanterns! Our final week features an excerpt from storyteller Mary Carpenter from...

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Hours & Admission

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

Open 8:30am–4:30pm


Sunday 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

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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