Shelton House - WNC History, Heritage, & Crafts

Shelton House - WNC History, Heritage, & Crafts Built in 1875 for the Shelton family. Stephen fought in the Civil War & served as sheriff for 3 terms. A son, Will Taylor, served as an Indian Agent. House became a museum in 1977 and houses a variety of handicrafts including many Indian artifacts.

An historic house with many Indian artifacts, pottery, wood crafts, textiles, dolls, handcrafted furniture and Civil War artifacts. The admission is $5 for adults, $4 for students, under age 5 is free, and groups of ten or more is $4 per person.

1st Annual Blue Ridge Heritage Weekend
05/31/2019
1st Annual Blue Ridge Heritage Weekend

1st Annual Blue Ridge Heritage Weekend

Come Join Us for a Great Weekend. 2019 Blue Ridge Heritage Weekend Flyer with Schedule Visit our Partner Websites Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Blue Ridge Craft Trails

Shelton House Memorial Tribute to Jackie Stephens
05/31/2019
Shelton House Memorial Tribute to Jackie Stephens

Shelton House Memorial Tribute to Jackie Stephens

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Don't miss our Kids Craft Event on Saturday, June 8 at 10am in the Shelton House Barn!
05/31/2019
June 8, 2019 "Kid's Crafting" at the Shelton House - Father's Day Event

Don't miss our Kids Craft Event on Saturday, June 8 at 10am in the Shelton House Barn!

Calling all Dads, Grandpas, and Superheroes alike! On Saturday, June 8 at 10 - 11 am, The Shelton House will be hosting a Father’s Day Kids Craft Event in the barn. This month’s Kids Craft will be a Superhero Candy bar for dad or grandpa, with a handwritten note on the back. Drop off your childr...

Shelton House Crafter Showcase...meet the artists and watch them demonstrate their awesome talent...Francois Lynch and M...
05/17/2019

Shelton House Crafter Showcase...meet the artists and watch them demonstrate their awesome talent...Francois Lynch and Martha Tracey at the Shelton House Barn this Saturday...May 18 at 10am. $5 donation requested. Coffee and Muffins.

Art by Martha Tracey. One of our artists at our Crafter Showcase this Saturday, May 18...10am at the Shelton House Barn....
05/14/2019

Art by Martha Tracey. One of our artists at our Crafter Showcase this Saturday, May 18...10am at the Shelton House Barn. $5 donation requested. Coffee and Muffins to enjoy.

The 1st  Annual Blue Ridge Heritage Weekend on the Shelton Campus is Just Around the Corner!!  Mark the date for June 22...
05/11/2019

The 1st Annual Blue Ridge Heritage Weekend on the Shelton Campus is Just Around the Corner!! Mark the date for June 22 & 23, 2019.
Crafters, Vendors, Local Food and Produce, Garden of Quilts Special Exhibit and much, much more!

Just a few of the beautiful handmade WNC  crafts available for Mother's Day at the Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop! Sto...
05/10/2019

Just a few of the beautiful handmade WNC crafts available for Mother's Day at the Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop! Stop by today!

Come check out our Gift shop today....Shelton Carriage Shop Gift Shop -  49 Shelton Street...off Pigeon St. and, while y...
05/07/2019

Come check out our Gift shop today....Shelton Carriage Shop Gift Shop - 49 Shelton Street...off Pigeon St. and, while you're there, why not take a tour of our Historic Home...only $6 and well worth it!

Registration for the Blue Ridge Heritage Weekend Craft Show will reopen May 8 after the first round of Jurying has been ...
05/07/2019
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Registration for the Blue Ridge Heritage Weekend Craft Show will reopen May 8 after the first round of Jurying has been completed. We still have space available for the Craft Show. Starting tomorrow go to www.zapplication.org, register then search for Blue Ridge Heritage Weekend. We would love to see you at our Craft Fair on June 22!

05/04/2019

We are currently looking for Interns to help with Inventory, Data entry, Museum Presentation, Interpretation, and much more. Contact Dannehl at Shelton House if interested in gaining museum, and event experience. This is an unpaid Internship but will look great on your resume!

The Shelton Carriage Gift Shop is now carrying local Haywood County author, Louise Kinsland Nelson's books. She has, at ...
04/24/2019

The Shelton Carriage Gift Shop is now carrying local Haywood County author, Louise Kinsland Nelson's books. She has, at the age of 93, retired and is looking to sell the last of her books. All books are $8 and they are autographed!!! Get your autographed copies and learn about life in Haywood County in the early half of the 20th century! Visit the Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop... Tuesday through Saturday 11am to 4pm.

In case you missed it! Click here to read the Shelton House April News!
04/24/2019
WE NEED YOU !

In case you missed it! Click here to read the Shelton House April News!

We need your help!  Click here to see how you can help!
04/22/2019
WE NEED YOU !

We need your help! Click here to see how you can help!

Have you seen our latest news? Click here to check it out!
04/19/2019
WE NEED YOU !

Have you seen our latest news? Click here to check it out!

Don't forget.... today at 10 am Shelton House will have it's first Crafter Showcase of the Season. Tommy Thomas will dis...
04/19/2019

Don't forget.... today at 10 am Shelton House will have it's first Crafter Showcase of the Season. Tommy Thomas will discuss the art of fly fishing and demonstrate rod building and restoration techniques!! Come out and join us. A $5 donation is requested.

If you haven't visited the Shelton Carriage House...it's the perfect day. Who doesn't love shopping on a rainy day?  We ...
04/19/2019

If you haven't visited the Shelton Carriage House...it's the perfect day. Who doesn't love shopping on a rainy day? We have some incredible local WNC talent!!!

A few more of the great gifts available at the Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop. Stop by and see us... Tuesday through S...
04/18/2019

A few more of the great gifts available at the Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop. Stop by and see us... Tuesday through Saturday 11am till 4pm. We sure do have some talented artists and crafters

More of the beautiful arts and crafts available to purchase at the new Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop! Stop by and che...
04/16/2019

More of the beautiful arts and crafts available to purchase at the new Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop! Stop by and check it out... Tuesday through Saturday 11am to 4pm.

Have you seen our latest news? Click below to check out everything happening this season at Shelton House!
04/15/2019
WE NEED YOU !

Have you seen our latest news? Click below to check out everything happening this season at Shelton House!

Check out just a few of the beautiful treasures for sale at the new Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop! We're OPEN Tuesday...
04/15/2019

Check out just a few of the beautiful treasures for sale at the new Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop! We're OPEN Tuesday through Saturday - 11am till 4pm. 49 Shelton Street... Right off Pidgeon St. and only 3 blocks from Main Street!!

We had a great time at our Kids Craft and Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday! Our Kids Craft Events are held every 3nd Saturday...
04/14/2019

We had a great time at our Kids Craft and Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday!
Our Kids Craft Events are held every 3nd Saturday through August at 10am. Bring the kids and visit the Historic Haywood Farmer's Market in our parking lot while we entertain the kids!!! Next craft will be a special Mother's Day gift for Mom!

Just a few of the beautiful treasures for sale at the new Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop! We're OPEN and waiting for y...
04/14/2019

Just a few of the beautiful treasures for sale at the new Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop! We're OPEN and waiting for you!!! Tuesday through Saturday 11am till 4pm. Please come check us out!!!

Easter Egg Hunt TODAY at 10am at the Shelton House Barn,  Click here to see all the upcoming Events at Shelton House thi...
04/13/2019
WE NEED YOU !

Easter Egg Hunt TODAY at 10am at the Shelton House Barn, Click here to see all the upcoming Events at Shelton House this season!!

Click HERE to see all the Upcoming Events scheduled at Shelton House this season! It all starts tomorrow with our Easter...
04/12/2019
WE NEED YOU !

Click HERE to see all the Upcoming Events scheduled at Shelton House this season! It all starts tomorrow with our Easter Egg Hunt at 10am, April 13 in the Shelton House Barn!

04/10/2019

Don't miss the Shelton House Easter Egg Hunt
and Kids Craft Event this Saturday, April 13 at 10am
Bring your basket!

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04/10/2019

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04/09/2019

We are currently looking for Interns to help with Inventory, Data entry, Museum Presentation, Interpretation, and much more. Contact Dannehl at Shelton House if interested in gaining museum, and event experience. This is an unpaid Internship but will look great on your resume!

04/06/2019

We our having problems with our SheltonHouse.org website. Some people are having a hard time pulling up the website. We are working to fix the problem!!!

Excited to be highly recommended by Alignable.com!  We open April 2 and are looking forward to a great season with lots ...
03/27/2019
Shelton House - WNC History, Heritage and Crafts - The Museum of North Carolina Handicrafts is now highly recommended!

Excited to be highly recommended by Alignable.com! We open April 2 and are looking forward to a great season with lots of events and activities. Come check out our new Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop filled with beautiful art and crafts from local artists! Don't forget the Blue Ridge Heritage Weekend June 22 & 23 on the Shelton Campus. sponsored by Shelton House, Harte Theatre and the Historic Haywood Farmers Market! Its going to be a GREAT Spring, Summer and Fall on the Shelton Campus!!!

Thank you for the recognition and check out all our recommendations on Alignable.

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03/21/2019

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03/16/2019

What a great day at Shelton House. Yes, it was a little chilly but we got so much accomplished... thanks to our great volunteers.... you're the best! Shout Out to Michelle and David, Mike, Pamela, Don, Miranda, Marie and her granddaughter ( I'm sorry, I forgot your name), Tommy, Leigh, Evelyn, Diane, Mark,...Gosh, I hope I got everyone. You all were great!!! Trying to bring Shelton House back to its original glory isn't easy but very satisfying when you see how beautiful it really is!!!
Thank you, again...you are the Best!!!

Don't forget our Volunteer Day TODAY from 10am till 4pm or anytime in between. We could really use your help! I know it'...
03/16/2019

Don't forget our Volunteer Day TODAY from 10am till 4pm or anytime in between. We could really use your help! I know it's a little cold but we have things needing to be done inside as well as outside!!! Thanks!

LAST CALL to help preserve the history and heritage of Shelton House. Volunteer Needed March 16, 2019!
03/15/2019
We need your help!

LAST CALL to help preserve the history and heritage of Shelton House. Volunteer Needed March 16, 2019!

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03/11/2019

Shelton House - WNC History, Heritage, & Crafts's cover photo

Just a reminder...the deadline for Artists/Crafters to apply for the Shelton House Crafter Showcase and/or the new Shelt...
03/11/2019

Just a reminder...the deadline for Artists/Crafters to apply for the Shelton House Crafter Showcase and/or the new Shelton Carriage House Gift Shop is this Friday,
March 15. Applications are available at sheltonhouse.org under News, or stop by Shelton House T - F (11am- 3pm).

We NEED your help!!!! Opening day is April 2 and there is so much left to do!!! Please help two "old" ladies preserve th...
03/10/2019

We NEED your help!!!! Opening day is April 2 and there is so much left to do!!! Please help two "old" ladies preserve this old house, and the history and heritage of Haywood County, on Saturday, March 16 from 10am to 4pm, or anytime in between. Cleaning, yard work, touch up painting, moving furniture, power washing and much, much more. We'll provide drinks and snacks to keep you going! Please help! Let us know if you can help by replying below, calling Shelton House, messaging me or just showing up! We love our Volunteers!!!!

03/09/2019

We are currently looking for Interns to help with Inventory, Data entry, Museum Presentation, Interpretation, and much more. Contact Dannehl at Shelton House if interested in gaining museum, and event experience. This is an unpaid Internship but will look great on your resume!

Just a few of the beautiful art and crafts shared last year in our gift shop.  This year we will be moving to a new and ...
02/12/2019
4 new photos by Dannehl Strautz

Just a few of the beautiful art and crafts shared last year in our gift shop. This year we will be moving to a new and larger location...The Shelton House Carriage Shop ( still at 49 Shelton Street, Waynesville, NC on the grounds of Shelton House). If you would like to be a part of our Crafter Showcase and/or our Gift shop, please call (828) 452- 1551 or visit sheltonhouse.org for an application. Please include photos of your art and/or craft.

Artists & Crafters Wanted for our Crafter Display Showcase and for our  "New" Gift Shop!  6 Crafters will be chosen for ...
02/11/2019

Artists & Crafters Wanted for our Crafter Display Showcase and for our "New" Gift Shop!
6 Crafters will be chosen for the Showcase and will have one Saturday morning during the season ( April - September) to display their craft and sell their art. They will also be prominently displayed in the Shelton House during the month they are showcasing, and will be in our gift shop all season long. Please send pictures of your art with your application. Applications available online at sheltonhouse.org ( under Shelton House Events) or call Shelton House (828) 452-1551. If you are not chosen or choose not to be a part of the showcase, you may still sell your art in our giftshop.

Our Saturday volunteers taking a well deserved break for lunch!  THANK YOU so much to all our volunteers who came out Th...
02/11/2019

Our Saturday volunteers taking a well deserved break for lunch! THANK YOU so much to all our volunteers who came out Thursday, Friday and Saturday to help us get some much needed things done!!! Don't know all your last names but THANK YOU....Steve, Virginia, Suzanne, Amber, David, Gayle, Becky, Don, Leigh, JJ, Michelle (our wonderful Intern from WCU) and Pamela (who has volunteered massive numbers of hours)...Gosh, I hope I got everybody. We were overwhelmed by all who came out to help!!! You're the best!!

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49 Shelton St
Waynesville, NC
28786

Opening Hours

Tuesday 11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 11:00 - 16:00
Thursday 11:00 - 16:00
Friday 11:00 - 16:00
Saturday 11:00 - 16:00

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(828) 452-1551

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