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Horn in the West

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Address: 591 Horn in the West Drive, P.O. Box 295, Boone, NC 28607
Phone Number: +1 828-264-2120
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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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Excellent historical production

This is definitely worth a visit! We went on July 4th with our children, and I'm so glad we did. It was the most patriotic 4th I've ever had. We watched them burn an effigy of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Huntersville, North Carolina
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Huntersville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This is definitely worth a visit! We went on July 4th with our children, and I'm so glad we did. It was the most patriotic 4th I've ever had. We watched them burn an effigy of king George then read the Declaration of Independence and give a 13 gun salute, all of which was very tastefully done. We took a... More 

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We have visited Boone each July for the last 5 years. We have seen Horn In The West four. It would have been 5 but it was pouring rain the 1 night that we have to see the play. It changes a little each year so it is fresh. It is staffed by volunteers that do everything they can to... More 

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Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I think this is the 65th consecutive year for this production, but each time I have been the cast and the setting makes a great visit. Good for families to relive the history of the High Country with Daniel Boone. Well worth the cost to attend under the stars.

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Estero, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went to see Horn in the West on impulse. We very much enjoyed the performance, The actors were great, and it was fun to see the original cabins before the show. It is an outdoor amphitheater so good weather is a plus. We considered it one of the highlights of our visit to Boone.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Horn in the West belongs to the genre of outdoor summer historical theater for tourists and locals with a sense of civic pride. For over 50 years now Horn in the West has told the story of early settlers to the High Country and their divided loyalties to the British Crown and their new found nation that found itself in... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Historical outdoor drama of the revolutionary war performed in Daniel Boone Amphitheater in Boone. Mid June thru Mid August, nightly except Monday .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is an enjoyable and interesting cluster of small buildings giving exhibitions and demonstrations of how people provided for daily needs in a time when machines were not available yet for easier life, but an experience that brought the people close to the land and surrounding natural setting, with its beauty and challenges. We can appreciate the fortitude, strength and... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The Cast is always great and the show is genuinely connected to it's natural stage setting. The theater itself makes you in the audience feel like you are apart of the production. My advice would be to get there early so you don't have to wait and to bring a small umbrella as the Boone Summer weather is very unpredictable.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Good story, nice cast, pleasant dinner served picnic style before the show. Great way to spend an evening and learn some of the history of colonization of the Appalachian area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

It's been many years since my family and I viewed Horn In The West, but I have positive memories of this live performance of significant historical events. It proved to be a superior performance and an enriching experience. This was time well spent.

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Additional Information about Horn in the West

Address: 591 Horn in the West Drive, P.O. Box 295, 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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