A Guide to Historic Dillsboro

GuideToDillsboro3Dillsboro, North Carolina, is a quaint town filled with historic memories and artistic culture. Since the founding in 1889, millions have flocked to the area to escape from fast-paced living, and enjoy the beauty that Dillsboro has to offer. Sitting on U.S. Highway 441 and Federal Highways 19A-23 and State Highway 107, Dillsboro is a hub for traffic every day and provides a station for historians, artists and outdoorsmen.

In A Guide to Historic Dillsboro, Tyler Cook, Michael Lovett and Susan Shelton explore the treasures of Dillsboro and provide a detailed narrative of merchants that work hard to make Dillsboro a thriving town. Not only do they look into what makes Dillsboro so great, but provide tales that make you ponder on how the area has affected the nation, and what you can do to make sure your visit to Dillsboro is enjoyable and memorable.

On April 23, 2015, Tyler, Michael and Susan won the WCU Outstanding Student Achievement Award for their work on Dillsboro. 

All profits from the sale of this book will go to the Appalachian Women’s Museum.


“I had no idea so much interesting stuff happened in Dillsboro. Fascinating people and places amid a rich and vibrant history. I’m sure this town would be amazing to visit.” –Amazon Review


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