The Transylvania Times -

Public Invited To Historic Chestnut Hill


July 10, 2017

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High on a hill overlooking the floodplain of the French Broad River Valley stands Chestnut Hill, one of the most beautiful historic homes in the area. It is also one of the rare remaining examples of mid-19th century Greek Revival-style frame houses.

Noted for its historical and architectural contributions, the pre-Civil war Chestnut Hill is listed on The National Registry of Historic Places.

It is also notable as being one of many grand summer homes built by wealthy low-country South Carolina residents who came to the mountains of western North Carolina on an annual basis beginning in...

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