ASHEVILLE, N.C. – The Western Office of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources has re-opened at its new location in east Asheville, 176 Riceville Road, Asheville N.C. 28805.
“This newly-restored building will allow us to achieve our mission of providing comprehensive historical services to the western region of the State,” said Regional Supervisor Jeff Futch. “We are open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and look forward to serving the people of Western North Carolina,” said Futch.
The Western Office provides professional assistance in areas of historic preservation and restoration, archaeology, records and information management, archives and museum services, and cultural and heritage tourism to both organizations and individuals. The new location includes a Heritage Room for educational workshops and exhibitions, as well as additional space for processing and storing paper and photographic collections of value and interest.
The phone number at the new office is (828) 296-7230. General information can be found on the Western Office Web site, http://www.history.ncdcr.gov/sections/wo/.
On May 23 the Western Office will host a regional workshop for museum professionals and volunteers in the basic care of museum artifact collections. Formal ribbon-cutting ceremonies will also be scheduled in May.
The N.C. Department of Cultural Resources is the state agency with the mission to enrich lives and communities, and the vision to harness the state’s cultural resources to build North Carolina’s social, cultural and economic future. Information on Cultural Resources is available 24/7 at www.ncculture.com.
Western Office Regional Supervisor,
N.C. Department of Cultural Resources
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