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History@Hand

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Address: 333 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
Phone Number: 828-777-1014
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Great tour. Sharon is extremely knowledgeable on all aspects of Asheville history and what was going on elsewhere, to add context. You'll be happy you took this walk. a great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Great tour. Sharon is extremely knowledgeable on all aspects of Asheville history and what was going on elsewhere, to add context. You'll be happy you took this walk. a great value!

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White Plains, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

You will have a wonderful time learning the truth and nothing abut the truth about Asheville's glorious history, neglect and resuretion to the creative, lively, upbeat and spirited city day and night that it now is. John took just the two us on an informative walk all around Asheville starting at the the Vance Memorial. The architecture, history and tips... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

There is nothing like a walking tour to get a real sense of a community. Sharon gave us a wonderful tour; entertaining and educational. A walking tour is a wonderful way to "see" a new place with little time. Bob and Kathy Nicholson Syracuse, NY

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Took a 90 minute Downtown Asheville walking tour with Kevin Frasier as our guide. Kevin was very knowledgable about the history and architecture of the city. The tour was made more enjoyable as each participant had an individual audio system, so that even with the noise of the city - busses, people, construction, we could hear Kevin as he walked... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

My 10 year old daughter took this tour with her school group and loved it. She is still pointing out things that she saw for the first time in her own city and we're still talking about local history together.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Sharon is really strong, knowledgeable & passionate about Asheville. She is well versed & comprehensive in her area knowledge. She really knows the nitty gritty.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Sharon's impressive knowledge of the hisory of Asheville added a whole new layer of interest for me about the city. We toured several landmarks I was not aware of and now I will go back to learn more about them. It was evident that Sharon is part and parcel of the fabric of Asheville and she makes her connections work... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

I had two days in Asheville. I looked on this site for a different type of tour. This caught my eye. My guide was Sharon and did she know her stuff! She was happy to answer any question I had and give advise on where to go and what to see on my own after the tour. What was nice... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

We read about History@hand from an AAA list of attractions in Asheville, NC. We called Sharon Fahrer and were able to set up a two hour walking tour of historic Asheville within thirty minutes of our call. We met Sharon at the Obelisk and she proceeded to tell us an enormous amount of history concerning Asheville. Particularly fascinating was the... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2010

My husband & I spent the weekend in Asheville in mid-October, which was the same weekend as the Hard Lox Festival in downtown Asheville. We're Jewish, have lived in NC for almost 40 years, but knew absolutely nothing about the history of the Jews in the western part of the state. This tour was extremely informative, and Sharon Fahrer was... More 

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Address: 333 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
Phone Number: 828-777-1014
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Historic Montford

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