join the southern appalachian historical association and help preserve the past for the future!
The Mountains of North Carolina are rich in history. The Cherokee Indians, Daniel Boone, and other early explorers and
settlers are an important part of the history of our country. The Southern Appalachian Historical Association is a
not-for-profit member organization dedicated to the preservation of the cultural heritage of the Southern
Appalachian region by producing the Horn in the West and the Hickory Ridge Living History Museum.
be a Business or corporate sponsor!
Sponsor a Horn in the West character like Daniel Boone, Widow Howard, or Preacher Sims! When your company or
business sponsors a lead show character, you, your family, and your company members will be a part of the 67 year Horn in the West Legacy and also will receive many fun perks and special benefits. Or you can sponsor one of our beautiful, historic Hickory Ridge Living History Cabins and help continue the museum's educational programs and ensure the preservation of the cabins. Check out the many benefits that come with being a Show Character or Museum Sponsor!