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Listing No. 28128

1875 Charleston-style Farmhouse
Waynesville, NC

Shelton House - WNC History, Heritage, and Crafts

Shelton House



Situated on a spacious, shady knoll only three blocks from downtown Waynesville, The Shelton House has a rich and vibrant history. The first property in Haywood County to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Charleston style farmhouse was constructed beginning in 1875 for Stephen Jehu Shelton and his wife, Mahala Conley Shelton.

Today, the Shelton House museum, barn and the grounds recall the rural origins of the town and stand as a prominent representative of late nineteenth century agrarian prosperity in Haywood County and encompasses and promotes Western North Carolina History, Heritage, and Crafts.

Today, the Shelton House museum, barn and the grounds recall the rural origins of the town and stand as a prominent representative of late nineteenth century agrarian prosperity in Haywood County and encompasses and promotes Western North Carolina History, Heritage, and Crafts.

Contact Information:

For General Information, contact:
Shelton House
PO Box 145
49 Shelton Street
Waynesville NC 28786

Special Events – Open Year-round.

Museum Open April through October, Tuesday – Saturday, 11am-4pm.

Phone: 828.452.1551

Website: sheltonhouse.org

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