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Silvermont’s Second Floor To Reopen On Friday, March 16


Last updated 3/12/2012 at 12:35pm

The Second Floor House Museum at the Silvermont mansion on Main Street reopens to the public Friday, March 16, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Admission is free, but the second floor is not handicapped accessible.

Docents, both new and returning, will have opportunity to share their expertise this week.

Docents, or trained guides, who conduct the tours of the 10-room museum, spent a day last month at the Thomas Wolfe Memorial Asheville learning from experienced docents.

They also gathered at the mansion to review the history of the family of Joseph Simpson Silversteen and to familiarize themselves with...

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