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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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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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History comes Alive!

wonderful outdoor drama; actors are excellent and set/staging is great. the children are so cute and add to the realism of this time in our country's history. Family friendly and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Western NC
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47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

wonderful outdoor drama; actors are excellent and set/staging is great. the children are so cute and add to the realism of this time in our country's history. Family friendly and interesting for all ages. concessions and plenty of parking are available. Hint- bring sweater as it can turn cool later in the evening.

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Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

It was a entertaining outdoor performance. I am not sure how historically accurate it was as it was not a period in Boone's life that got much attention from his biographers. The music and dancing keep it interesting for children.

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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

After 13 years of Summering in the area, we finally went to the event. it was very good and sparked my interest in local Revolutionary War history.

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Sydney
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We may have been at the final show of the season. Woo Hoo! It was quite interesting and well-acted. Unfortunately, the sound wasn't working very well on the night we went. However, generally, it was a good show!!

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Went to see this with my family this summer. We had to leave sometime during the second half due to rain. It was no problem to get a rain check and return the next night to watch the second half. Great acting from a lot of local people.

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Spring Hill, Florida
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Extremely entertaining history lesson! It was a great show for kids and adults alike. Having it outdoors in the mountains added to the authenticity of the story. I highly recommend this, whatever your age!

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Boone, North Carolina
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We started out by eating at dinner at the Daniel Boone Inn. Go early! The food was delicious and the staff was friendly and efficient.

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cville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Ernest cast in a unique outdoor theater. Story line drags a bit. They honored a raincheck we presented froma previous summer....and we were behind a lady in line who presented one 18 years old! Good family outing.

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Living near the Daniel Boone Homestead in PA, we were interested in experiencing The Horn in the West. The play was enjoyable and well done. The village surrounding the theater was interesting.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We enjoyed the outdoor drama very much. Would definitely recommend seeing it if you are in the area.

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