Welcome to


our mission

Preserving the heritage of Cashiers Valley through education,  stewardship, and advocacy.


CHS Presents the

Faces and Places of Cashiers Valley


Heritage Apple Day

Join the Cashiers Historical Society as we celebrate Heritage Apple Day! Come out and learn about the history and importance of apples to the plateau!

Drop by Saturday, March 14th, from 11am to 2pm at the Old Cashiers Community Center (Next to the fire station) for Apple themed snacks, good music, fun activities, and little prizes! All who attend get to learn how to graft Apple Tree Scions to root stalks and get to take them home!

Address to the community center: 20 Community Pl, Cashiers NC 28717

For more information, please call our office at 828-743-7710

Z-T House Closed for the Season

The Zachary TOlbert house will reopen in May of 2020

Trails and grounds are open year round

Cashiers Historical Society Awards And Honors:

-Western Carolina University's Mountain Heritage Award for 2019

-North Carolina Society of Historians Publication award for 2019: Faces and Places of Cashiers Valley

-Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce Evergreen award winner for 2019


-2019 Southern Tourism Society's top 20 events of the Summer: Cashiers Designer Showhouse


By volunteering with Cashiers Historical Society, you can make a difference in the Cashiers area. CHS is known for its wonderful education events for adults and children and its preservation effort around Cashiers, but accomplishing our mission would not be possible without you. 

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” 

Marcus Garvey

"Be the change that you want to see in the world"

Mohandas Ghandi

stay up to date

The wait is finally over for the much anticipated Faces and Places of Cashiers Valley book. This award winning work includes all four phases of the Faces and Places of Cashiers with a compiled history of the Cashiers Valley. With the help of talented photographer Tim Barnwell, the historic places and stories of the people who've called this great area home for many years are illuminated with exquisite detail

Books are priced at $80.25 (price includes sales tax).

To purchase a copy, please either call the office at (828-743-7710) or email us at info@cashiershistoricalsociety.org

or purchase at our office next to the Zachary-Tolbert House




1940 HWY 107 S

PO Box 104

Cashiers, NC 28717

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