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Horn in the West

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Address: 591 Horn in the West Drive, Boone, NC 28607
Phone Number: +1 828-264-2120
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8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Produced since 1952 by Southern Appalachian Historical Association, Inc...
Produced since 1952 by Southern Appalachian Historical Association, Inc. 501(C)3, "Horn in the West" is a tale of the birth of a great nation and the courageous efforts of the founding pioneers. Southern Appalachian Historical Association celebrates and preserves the diverse cultural heritage of the Blue Ridge Mountain region. Centered around Daniel Boone and the fight for American Independence, SAHA engages individuals through historical education and cultural entertainment.
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Grandma Gail

Wonderfully talented actors. Totally enjoyed our experience. Could use microphones. This was our second visit. Love outdoor drama.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Winfall, North Carolina, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We drove 2 hours to attend on Thurs July 30, 2015 (with about a week left in the performance season). It was a beautiful evening and venue...the history involved and story line were interesting (although young children wouldn't get it). But the performance itself was mixed. Mostly due to difficulty in hearing the delivery of lines. Sometimes is was technical,... More 

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Winfall, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Wonderfully talented actors. Totally enjoyed our experience. Could use microphones. This was our second visit. Love outdoor drama.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We discovered this show on a local news program and decided to make a quick trip up to Boone to check it out. We really enjoyed it. There is a little area to walk around with period structures and "townspeople" to tell you about their lives. They have a little gift shop and concession stand. In the mountains, the cool... More 

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Leesburg,Fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is an outdoor theater with some small attractions on the premises but the show is the attraction and it was great. We are not from the area so in addition to the show, we really liked being able to enjoy the outdoors with no humidity, comfortable temps and NO BUGS. The acting was first rate and the show itself... More 

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Bristol, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the evening. We sat midway down on row L. We were able to hear almost every word, just a few muffled phrases. The seats are metal folding chairs. Some may think they are hard and uncomfortable, however, I was very pleased to have a chair back to lean back on. They have seat cushions for rent (.50) or... More 

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Brasileia, AC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Who doesn't like Daniel Boone? Horn in the West tells the story of the Appalachian settlers and their important role in the American Revolutionary War. Led by the beloved mountain man, Daniel Boone, this reenactment entertains and educates. PROS: Enjoyable experience in a nice outdoor theater. CONS: Uncomfortable metal seats not helped by the thin plastic pads they rent to... More 

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Cary, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A fantastic outdoor production with lots of action and (G-rated) romance to entertain the whole family. My 8 and 10 year old were fascinated by the history and talking about it days later. The highlight was being able to go on stage and get autographs from the cast after the show (who were all very sweet to the kids.) There... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Seats are really uncomfortable. The play was really enjoyable. We were on the front row and strained to hear the dialogue.

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Red House, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

We had a great time. It kept the attention of the kids. The actors do a great job. Would recommend visiting if in Boone. Can rent seat cushions too, would recommend! A quick 2 hours.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The tour is pretty cool. Nice to see how the colonists lived many years ago. The guide was very informative and nice. The play was just great! Amazing actors and actresses. The storyline grabbed my attention and I honestly didn't think I was going to enjoy it. But it is a must see! Especially for those who love history.

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Additional Information about Horn in the West

Address: 591 Horn in the West Drive, Boone, NC 28607
Phone Number: +1 828-264-2120
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Boone
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 24 - 24

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