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Your support will help in the work of:

  • preserving and expanding a unique collection of historic objects
  • presenting concerts, lectures, and demonstrations celebrating mountain culture
  • collaborating with public schools, community groups, and national organizations to develop educational programs
  • developing a comprehensive museum program for the mountain region

A regular contribution is $25. Contributions are tax-deductible as prescribed by law. Please make your check payable to the Development Foundation of WCU, designating it for the Mountain Heritage Center, and return to:

Mountain Heritage Center
176 Central Drive #240
Western Carolina University 
Cullowhee, NC 28723 


Volunteer: Earl F. Lanning of Haywood County, NC

Would you like to volunteer at the Mountain Heritage Center? We have a range of opportunities with flexible scheduling includes volunteering as a gallery guide; working with programs, outreach, or special events; or assisting with the collections or exhibitions. Contact us at (828) 227-7129 or drop us an email.

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