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9 Aug 2015
“Don't Miss the Walking Tour of Montford”
11 Jun 2015
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333 Montford Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-1609
Historic Montford
+1 828-777-1014
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Reviewed August 9, 2015

If Montford still had a mayor, which it did briefly in the late 1800s, Sharon would be it. She is so knowledgeable about the houses, history, and people of Montford. Her walking tour started at her beautifully restored home on Montford Avenue. First she oriented...More

Thank preeta
Reviewed June 11, 2015

Great tour. Sharon is extremely knowledgeable on all aspects of Asheville history and what was going on elsewhere, to add context. You'll be happy you took this walk. a great value!

Thank Colin W
Reviewed April 11, 2015

You will have a wonderful time learning the truth and nothing abut the truth about Asheville's glorious history, neglect and resuretion to the creative, lively, upbeat and spirited city day and night that it now is. John took just the two us on an informative...More

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Reviewed December 26, 2014

There is nothing like a walking tour to get a real sense of a community. Sharon gave us a wonderful tour; entertaining and educational. A walking tour is a wonderful way to "see" a new place with little time. Bob and Kathy Nicholson Syracuse, NY

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Reviewed August 17, 2014

Took a 90 minute Downtown Asheville walking tour with Kevin Frasier as our guide. Kevin was very knowledgable about the history and architecture of the city. The tour was made more enjoyable as each participant had an individual audio system, so that even with the...More

1  Thank Chezchou
Reviewed January 15, 2014

My 10 year old daughter took this tour with her school group and loved it. She is still pointing out things that she saw for the first time in her own city and we're still talking about local history together.

Thank RebeccaG657
Reviewed March 27, 2013

Sharon is really strong, knowledgeable & passionate about Asheville. She is well versed & comprehensive in her area knowledge. She really knows the nitty gritty.

1  Thank Bee G
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Sharon's impressive knowledge of the hisory of Asheville added a whole new layer of interest for me about the city. We toured several landmarks I was not aware of and now I will go back to learn more about them. It was evident that Sharon...More

Thank nandinanine
Reviewed February 2, 2013

I had two days in Asheville. I looked on this site for a different type of tour. This caught my eye. My guide was Sharon and did she know her stuff! She was happy to answer any question I had and give advise on where...More

1  Thank CATravelBug411
Reviewed October 31, 2012

We read about History@hand from an AAA list of attractions in Asheville, NC. We called Sharon Fahrer and were able to set up a two hour walking tour of historic Asheville within thirty minutes of our call. We met Sharon at the Obelisk and she...More

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