Guided History Walk on Main Street


September 11, 2020 10:00 am - 11:30 am

    Stroll along Hendersonville’s Historic Main Street with tour guide Mary Jo Padgett to answer such questions as — who donated the land where the new town would be built, what is the age of the oldest block of buildings, what was on the third floor (and in the basement) of the old City Hall, who was the town named for, where was the old Opera House, bordellos, shoot-outs, trolley lines, and stories of life in the old days on Chinquapin Hill. The walk will start at 10 a.m. at the front steps of City Hall, corner of Fifth Avenue E. and King St. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is limited and reservations are required. Participants should wear a cloth face covering. Phone history walk leader Mary Jo Padgett at 828-545-3179 to make a reservation. Private tours for small groups can be arranged anytime. For more information.

    September 11, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Cost: $10

    Hendersonville City Hall, 145 5th Avenue E
    Hendersonville, NC 28792 Google Map