Avery County Historical Museum, Newland – North Carolina Thursdays October 22, 2020

For this week’s North Carolina Thursdays post, I chose to look around Avery County. There were a number of places that looked interesting. I went with Avery County Historical Museum http://www.averymuseum.com/ However, check about COVID-19 restrictions before scheduling a visit as some events have been cancelled and access to the museum may be limited. Doesn’t look the website has been updated in a while. Their Facebook page hasn’t been updated lately.

Official Website: http://www.averymuseum.com/

 Hours and Admission


Monday – Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Saturday, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Sunday, closed

(or by appointment)

Closed January – March

Admission price: Free, although donations are gladly accepted.

Avery County Historical Museum

1829 Shultz Circle

PO Box 266

Newland, NC  28657-0266

Phone: 828-733-7111


Atlas Obscura: No listing located https://www.atlasobscura.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ACHM1911

Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/courthouselover/5934615783/ (Some listings located)

Foursquare: No listing located https://foursquare.com/

GenealogyTrails: No listing located

Gluseum: https://www.gluseum.com/US/Newland/496644703870099/Avery-Museum

Google Maps:  Google Maps Newland, North Carolina (Street View available)

HMDB: No listing located https://www.hmdb.org/

Hometown Locator: https://northcarolina.hometownlocator.com/maps/distance-directions2.cfm?avery%20county%20historical%20museum@36.08652,-81.9257

Inspirock: No listing located https://www.inspirock.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/averycountyhistoricalmuseum/

Landmarkhunter: http://landmarkhunter.com/124449-avery-county-jail/

Linkedin: No listing located http://www.linkedin.com/

Museums.us: https://www.museums.us/state/north-carolina/newland/avery-county-historical-museum

National Register of Historic Places: https://files.nc.gov/ncdcr/nr/AV0075.pdf

Only In Your State: No listing located https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/

Pinterest: Some listings located https://www.pinterest.co.kr/pin/30751209933711813/?amp_client_id=CLIENT_ID(_)&mweb_unauth_id=&simplified=true

Roads and Kingdoms: No listing located https://roadsandkingdoms.com/

Roadside America: No listing located https://www.roadsideamerica.com/

RoadTrippers: https://maps.roadtrippers.com/us/newland-nc/points-of-interest/avery-county-jail

Silly America: No listing located https://sillyamerica.com/

Smoky Mountain News: No listing located https://www.smokymountainnews.com/

Snapchat: No listing located https://www.snapchat.com/

This is my South: No listing located https://www.thisismysouth.com/

Trip Advisor: No listing located https://www.tripadvisor.com/

Trip Hobo: https://www.triphobo.com/places/newland-north-carolina-united-states/avery-county-historical-museum

Trip Shock: No listing located https://www.tripshock.com/

Tumblr: Not seeing any listings for the museum https://www.tumblr.com/

Twitch channel or search: No listing located  – https://www.twitch.tv/

Twitter: No listing located https://twitter.com/

Vimeo channel or search: No videos located https://vimeo.com/

VisitNC: https://www.visitnc.com/listing/fDgj/avery-county-historical-museum

VisitNC Smokies: No listing located https://visitncsmokies.com/

Waymarking: No listing located https://www.waymarking.com/

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avery_County_Jail; and on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums_in_North_Carolina

Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/avery-county-historical-museum-newland

YouTube channel: Some videos located https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Avery+County+Historical+Museum+Newland+NC

Past North Carolina Thursdays posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/north-carolina-thursdays/

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