About the Historical Society

The A-D House 2015 Season opens in May.
Join us for the 200th Birthday Celebration on Saturday, July 25,2015!

If you haven’t toured the A-D house recently, come enjoy the beautiful fall season with us. An easy side trip when exploring Pisgah National Forest or the Blue Ridge Parkway; the A-D House is located at the junction of highways 280, 64 & 276 next to the entrance to PNF and the shopping center. The house will re-open for tours in May 16, 2015.

Preserving the cultural and architectural heritage of Transylvania County.
~ Research ~ Restoration ~ Documentation ~ Interpretation ~

Our docents tell the story of the Allison-Deaver House to educate our visitors of the rich history of the house and of Transylvania County, preserving it for generations to come.

Allison-Deaver House

A-D House

The Allison-Deaver House dates from 1815 and is believed to be the oldest standing frame house in Western North Carolina. It is owned by The Transylvania County Historical Society and is open for visitors late May through October, Saturdays 10-4, Sundays 1-4 and by special appointment.

The Allison-Deaver House is located near the entrance to Pisgah National Forest in Brevard, NC at
2753 Asheville Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768  (view map)
Open Hours: Summer months- Saturday 10-4 and Sunday afternoon 1-4
Tours begin May 16th and continue thru October except when there is a festival in downtown Brevard, NC.

The Society also owns the 1872 McGaha Chapel in Cedar Mountain, which is only open by appointment. Call our office and leave a message for appointments – 828-884-5137.

Transylvania County Historical Society
P.O. Box 2061, Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 884-5137
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Upcoming Events
  • May 16, 2015 10:00 AMAllison-Deaver House Open For Tours
  • May 17, 2015 1:00 PMAllison-Deaver House Open For Tours
  • May 23, 2015 10:00 AMAllison-Deaver House Open For Tours
  • May 24, 2015 1:00 PMAllison-Deaver House Open For Tours
  • May 30, 2015 10:00 AMAllison-Deaver House Open For Tours
  • May 31, 2015 1:00 PMAllison-Deaver House Open For Tours
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