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DAR Donates $7,000 Toward Silvermont Renovations – Brevard NC


At the April 13 meeting of the Waightstill Avery Chapter NSDAR, members voted to contribute $4,500 to the Transylvania County Historical Society toward the cost of installing a new heating and cooling system at Silvermont mansion in Brevard. An additional $2,500 was contributed by individual members, bringing the total donation to $7,000.

Historical Society President Gene Baker accepted the check on behalf of Silvermont. The mansion recently received a grant from the DAR to replace the windows at Silvermont, a project that is nearing completion.

Silvermont mansion was built in 1917...

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