Zachary-Tolbert House

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The Zachary-Tolbert House is a unique Western North Carolina example of Greek Revivalist Architecture ~ a European architectural movement introduced in the United States in the 18th century by Thomas Jefferson. Surviving intact for over 150 years without electricity, indoor plumbing, or central heat, the Zachary-Tolbert House now serves as a museum exhibiting a unique collection of hand-crafted ‘plain-style’ furniture, a collection considered to be the largest known grouping of its type. A regional treasure, the Zachary-Tolbert House transports visitors ...

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Crooked Corners

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The early history of Crooked Corners is not clear.  However, clues can be taken from both documentary and physical evidence.  Around 1838, Col. John A. Zachary of Surry County – the progenitor of the Zachary family in the Cashiers area – acquired a substantial land grant and moved his family to Cashiers.  The house site is part of the 640-acre tract that John Zachary deeded to his three youngest sons – Mordecai, Woodward, and Jonathan – in 1846.  For several ...

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