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Hike through history at our Appalachian Village made up of over 20 historic log structures, each home to various artifacts representative of life in the mountains. Discover all that the spacious outdoor museum offers, including a half-mile walking trail and ample space to social distance. Put on your walking shoes and come for a visit!
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.
Join the Foxfire Family
We rely on folks just like you for support of our education and preservation efforts. It’s through the generous gifts of our members and donors that Foxfire has maintained its mission for over 50 years! Thanks to our extended Foxfire family, we have supported local youth through our student enrichment programs, preserved Southern Appalachian culture with community-based cultural preservation projects, and maintained our 106-acre museum and heritage center for the public to enjoy. Now you can join these efforts and more by donating to Foxfire, becoming a member, or both!
Hands On History
Get hands on with history by visiting one of our on-site demonstrators! From weaving to blacksmithing, these talented individuals bring the past to life. Learn about the role these crafts played in everyday life, and how they’ve been adapted to the modern era.
Journal & Recent News
"Half-moon" pies, more commonly called hand pies, are a very popular Appalachian dessert. They are made by cooking down a fruit filling, often berries or apples, and encasing them in delicate, flaky pie crust. Blanche Harkins, a noted expert at fried-pie making,...
In the 1980s, Foxfire students conducted a project to document the many varieties of wine here in the mountains, and just how those wines were made. Join us as we hear from Jake Waldroop, John Bulgin, Albert Greenwood, and Lawton Brooks on their secret recipes for...
As students every where prepare for drastic changes to their schooling, we thought we'd take a look back at school in the early 1900s. This month, we feature interviews from Richard Norton, Stella Burrell, Lola Cannon, Billy Long, and Arie Meaders. All attended what...