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Address: 591 Horn in the West Dr, Boone, NC 28607-4283
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
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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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Nice outdoor drama

Learn a little history with a great performance and a great cast. We enjoyed the outdoor drama in the mountains along with the history and wonderful weather!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
MarleyWay84
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Learn a little history with a great performance and a great cast. We enjoyed the outdoor drama in the mountains along with the history and wonderful weather!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the story about Daniel Boone and life before the American Revolution. The sets were very well done.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been three times in last forty years. I will say the current play is well done however the older play with Indians was much better. I know the show must be mixed up to attract new audiences but the dance scene was a favorite of mine and others. I suppose it offended some and it isn't politically correct anymore.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable production. Learned some North Carolia Na history Very enjoyable production of North CArolina History. Great cast of actors, good music and dancing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of history preserved in a beautiful setting with friendly, knowledgeable staff and guides! Well worth the $5.00 admission price!

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Steve C, board member at Horn in the West, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We like to hear that folks had a good experience. The $5 admission is for the tour at Hickory Ridge Museum which is next to the amphitheater where Horn in the West is performed. More 

Draper
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I made a special trip to watch this play. As many times as I have been to Boone, I didn't know where the theater was located.the parking lot was not crowded at all and you could walk right in. The show was not exactly what either of us anticipated but I thought it was pretty good even... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw this at the recommendation of my girlfriend because I love history. Actually was quite informative and pretty interesting, as someone who loves Revolutionary War era history. Had not spent a lot of time learning about Daniel Boone's part in settling Western North Carolina so that part alone was worth it. Acting was, well you know, but kept me entertained... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This show is perfect in every way....from the acting, to the outdoor arena, to the gracious staff - this show is the must see and must do on your trip to Boone. My wife, daughter, and especially my 9 year old son enjoyed very very much.

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Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great evening to spend under the stars , while watching the story of our great America, unfold before our eyes. Beautifully executed. Hopefully a different sound set up can be figured out.... Loved it!!!! A must see....

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the start time is a bit later than I would prefer, we thoroughly enjoyed this historical drama. The music is fun and folksy, the acting surprisingly good--better than other venues we have seen in historical settings. Definitely worth the price and time. Be sure to get there early to see the surrounding cabins and get a good seat. Stadium... More 

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