Marcy Thompson To Speak At Allison-Deaver House Sunday
Last updated 6/19/2019 at 3:46pm
Sunday talks hosted by the Transylvania County Historical Society return to the Allison-Deaver House on Sunday, June 23, at 2 p.m. Local history librarian Marcy Thompson will speak on “Early Settlers of the Davidson River.”
The valley around the lower section of the Davidson River was home to the first migrants into what is today Transylvania County following the Revolutionary War. Although the Allison-Deaver House is the oldest standing frame house in western North Carolina there was already a well-established community along the Davidson River when Benjamin Allison purchased the prop...