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Guided History Walks with Mary Jo Padgett: Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs

Guided History Walks with Mary Jo Padgett: Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs

Learn the stories behind more than 6 murals, a mosaic with 250,000 pieces of glass, and numerous ghost signs still barely hiding in plain sight. All in downtown. Meeting Place: in front of Historic Courthouse on Main Street.

All tours: $10 per person
age 10 and over. Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.
All walks – 90-plus-minutes — occur rain or shine.
Schedule a private tour for your group any time by appt.
Info: 828-545-3179, www.maryjopadgett.com

 

Guided History Walks with Mary Jo Padgett: 7th Ave./Historic Train Depot District

Guided History Walks with Mary Jo Padgett: 7th Ave./Historic Train Depot District

This district was where it was happening in the Gilded Age of Hendersonville. The train depot brought steam engines, and attracted drays, hustle, summer visitors, shoot-outs, candy stores. Meeting Place: Hendersonville City Hall, front steps (corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St.)

All tours: $10 per person
age 10 and over. Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.
All walks – 90-plus-minutes — occur rain or shine.
Schedule a private tour for your group any time by appt.
Info: 828-545-3179, www.maryjopadgett.com

Guided History Walks with Mary Jo Padgett: In Historic Oakdale Cemetery

Guided History Walks with Mary Jo Padgett: In Historic Oakdale Cemetery

Join along the pathways of Hendersonville’s Historic Oakdale Cemetery where the famous “Look Homeward Angel” statue is located. Among quiet, artistic grave markers discover Hendersonville’s past through lively stories of its Black, White, Jewish, and colorful citizens.
Meet: at the Cemetery, U.S. 64 W. at Valley St.

All tours: $10 per person
age 10 and over. Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.
All walks – 90-plus-minutes — occur rain or shine.
Schedule a private tour for your group any time by appt.
Info: 828-545-3179, www.maryjopadgett.com

 

 

Guided History Walks with Mary Jo Padgett: 7th Ave./Historic Train Depot District

Guided History Walk with Mary Jo Padgett: Walk on Historic Main Street

Be charmed and informed by Hendersonville’s history, architecture, and colorful stories. Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, the oldest block of buildings, amazing fires, trolley lines … and more. Meeting Place: Hendersonville City Hall, front steps (corner of 5th Ave. E. and King St.)

All tours: $10 per person
age 10 and over. Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.
All walks – 90-plus-minutes — occur rain or shine.
Schedule a private tour for your group any time by appt.
Info: 828-545-3179, www.maryjopadgett.com

Guided Hendersonville Historic Walk – Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs with Mary Jo Padgett

Guided Hendersonville Historic Walk – Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs with Mary Jo Padgett

Take a 90-plus minute walk along Historic Main Street to learn about the stories and artists behind more than 6 murals (including 3 restored Coca-Cola signs), a mosaic created by Russian immigrant artists with 250,000 pieces of glass, and numerous ghost signs (old and faded hand-painted advertising signs on the exterior walls of buildings) still barely hiding in plain sight.  All in downtown.  This 90-plus minute walk occurs rain or shine.  Please make a reservation, 828-545-3179. 

Meeting Place:  in front of Historic Courthouse on Main Street at 10am

All tours: $10 per person age 10 and over.  Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.

Reservations/Information: 828-545-3179

Guided Hendersonville Historic Walk – Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs with Mary Jo Padgett

Guided Hendersonville Historic Walk – Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs with Mary Jo Padgett

Take a 90-plus minute walk along Historic Main Street to learn about the stories and artists behind more than 6 murals (including 3 restored Coca-Cola signs), a mosaic created by Russian immigrant artists with 250,000 pieces of glass, and numerous ghost signs (old and faded hand-painted advertising signs on the exterior walls of buildings) still barely hiding in plain sight.  All in downtown.  This 90-plus minute walk occurs rain or shine.  Please make a reservation, 828-545-3179. 

Meeting Place:  in front of Historic Courthouse on Main Street at 10am

All tours: $10 per person age 10 and over.  Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.

Reservations/Information: 828-545-3179

Guided Hendersonville Historic Walk – Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs with Mary Jo Padgett

Guided Hendersonville Historic Walk – Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs with Mary Jo Padgett

Take a 90-plus minute walk along Historic Main Street to learn about the stories and artists behind more than 6 murals (including 3 restored Coca-Cola signs), a mosaic created by Russian immigrant artists with 250,000 pieces of glass, and numerous ghost signs (old and faded hand-painted advertising signs on the exterior walls of buildings) still barely hiding in plain sight.  All in downtown.  This 90-plus minute walk occurs rain or shine.  Please make a reservation, 828-545-3179. 

Meeting Place:  in front of Historic Courthouse on Main Street at 10am

All tours: $10 per person age 10 and over.  Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.

Reservations/Information: 828-545-3179

Guided Hendersonville Historic Walk – Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs with Mary Jo Padgett

Guided Hendersonville History Walks – Historic Oakdale Cemetery with Mary Jo Padgett

Take a 90-plus minute walk along to learn about Hendersonville’s Oakdale Cemetery. See the Look Homeward Angel grave marker, the inspiration for Thomas Wolfe’s novel, and hear lively stories about former colorful residents while strolling through our municipal  cemetery.   Among quiet, artistic grave markers discover Hendersonville’s buried past through stories of its Black cemetery, white cemetery (segregated in the old days), and Jewish cemetery residents and other noteworthy citizens. These 90-plus minute walks occur rain or shine.  Please make a reservation.

Meeting Place:  at the Cemetery, U.S. 64 W. at Valley St.

Time: 10am

All tours:    $10 per person ages 10 and over.  Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.

All walks – 90-plus-minutes — occur rain or shine. 

For information call 828-545-3179 or www.maryjopadgett.com

Guided Hendersonville Historic Walk – Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs with Mary Jo Padgett

Guided Hendersonville History Walks – Historic Oakdale Cemetery with Mary Jo Padgett

Take a 90-plus minute walk along to learn about Hendersonville’s Oakdale Cemetery. See the Look Homeward Angel grave marker, the inspiration for Thomas Wolfe’s novel, and hear lively stories about former colorful residents while strolling through our municipal  cemetery.   Among quiet, artistic grave markers discover Hendersonville’s buried past through stories of its Black cemetery, white cemetery (segregated in the old days), and Jewish cemetery residents and other noteworthy citizens. These 90-plus minute walks occur rain or shine.  Please make a reservation.

Meeting Place:  at the Cemetery, U.S. 64 W. at Valley St.

Time: 10am

All tours:    $10 per person ages 10 and over.  Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.

All walks – 90-plus-minutes — occur rain or shine. 

For information call 828-545-3179 or www.maryjopadgett.com

Guided Hendersonville Historic Walk – Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs with Mary Jo Padgett

Guided Hendersonville History Walks – Historic Oakdale Cemetery with Mary Jo Padgett

Take a 90-plus minute walk along to learn about Hendersonville’s Oakdale Cemetery. See the Look Homeward Angel grave marker, the inspiration for Thomas Wolfe’s novel, and hear lively stories about former colorful residents while strolling through our municipal  cemetery.   Among quiet, artistic grave markers discover Hendersonville’s buried past through stories of its Black cemetery, white cemetery (segregated in the old days), and Jewish cemetery residents and other noteworthy citizens. These 90-plus minute walks occur rain or shine.  Please make a reservation.

Meeting Place:  at the Cemetery, U.S. 64 W. at Valley St.

Time: 10am

All tours:    $10 per person ages 10 and over.  Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.

All walks – 90-plus-minutes — occur rain or shine. 

For information call 828-545-3179 or www.maryjopadgett.com

Guided Hendersonville Historic Walk – Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs with Mary Jo Padgett

Guided Hendersonville History Walks on Main Street with Mary Jo Padgett

Take a 90-plus minute walk along Historic Main Street to learn about Hendersonville’s history and architecture and hear fascinating stories of the past. Be charmed and informed by Hendersonville’s history, architecture, and colorful stories.  Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, the oldest block of buildings, amazing fires, trolley lines … and more.

All walks begin at 10am and begin at Hendersonville City Hall, front steps (corner of 5th Ave. East and King Street).

Cost:  $10 per person ages 10 and over.  Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.

All walks – 90-plus-minutes — occur rain or shine. 

Info: 828-545-3179 or www.maryjopadgett.com

 

Guided Hendersonville Historic Walk – Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs with Mary Jo Padgett

Guided Hendersonville History Walks on Main Street with Mary Jo Padgett

Take a 90-plus minute walk along Historic Main Street to learn about Hendersonville’s history and architecture and hear fascinating stories of the past. Be charmed and informed by Hendersonville’s history, architecture, and colorful stories.  Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, the oldest block of buildings, amazing fires, trolley lines … and more.

All walks begin at 10am and begin at Hendersonville City Hall, front steps (corner of 5th Ave. East and King Street).

Cost:  $10 per person ages 10 and over.  Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.

All walks – 90-plus-minutes — occur rain or shine. 

Info: 828-545-3179 or www.maryjopadgett.com

 

Guided Hendersonville Historic Walk – Murals, Mosaic, and Ghost Signs with Mary Jo Padgett

Guided Hendersonville History Walks on Main Street with Mary Jo Padgett

Take a 90-plus minute walk along Historic Main Street to learn about Hendersonville’s history and architecture and hear fascinating stories of the past. Be charmed and informed by Hendersonville’s history, architecture, and colorful stories.  Learn how the town got its name, who donated the land, bordellos, the oldest block of buildings, amazing fires, trolley lines … and more.

All walks begin at 10am and begin at Hendersonville City Hall, front steps (corner of 5th Ave. East and King Street).

Cost:  $10 per person ages 10 and over.  Children under 10 yrs. free with paying adult.

All walks – 90-plus-minutes — occur rain or shine. 

Info: 828-545-3179 or www.maryjopadgett.com

 

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