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Brinegar Cabin

Asheville, NC 28802-2136
+1 828-298-0398
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I loved this cabin. It really made me think.

What a remarkable woman!! Mrs. Brinegar lived a busy life in the 1800's, I would guess. That... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Max W
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Pinckneyville, Illinois
Brinegar Cabin is not near Asheville

It is at milepost 281.5 at Doughton Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway. I just wanted to make this... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Samaca
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Elkin, North Carolina
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13 Oct 2017
“I loved this cabin. It really made me think.”
30 Sep 2017
“Brinegar Cabin is not near Asheville”
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Asheville, NC 28802-2136
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+1 828-298-0398
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

What a remarkable woman!! Mrs. Brinegar lived a busy life in the 1800's, I would guess. That little cabin really made me realize how hard they had to work, and yet how happy they must have been.

2  Thank Max W
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

It is at milepost 281.5 at Doughton Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway. I just wanted to make this correction. My mother and her friend worked there and ran the Cabin for 23 years. They sold handmade crafts and wove rugs on an old loom....More

4  Thank Samaca
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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This cabin is fascinating, but really not near Asheville. I found it on TripAdvisor "things to do in Asheville", but it is pretty close to my home in Alleghany County...three hours from asheville.

4  Thank BackwoodsBecca
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Brinegar Cabin is a must stop while travelling the BRP. Built in 1880, Martin and his wife Caroline raised their family here. Caroline grew flax and spun it and used a large loom to weave cloth. She lived here until the mid-1930s when the home...More

1  Thank NeedMoreWine
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

Sunday was a bad weather day alone the Blue Ridge Parkway. We saw the sign for the cabin and decided to stop. There are number of informative signs describing the history of the cabin. Well worth the stop.

1  Thank Tom B
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

Driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway to Blowing Rock we stopped to visit this little gem on the side of the road. Built by hand in the 1880's, the cabin in now in the hands of the National Park Service. We were able to watch...More

4  Thank djk19g
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Reviewed 3 November 2014

If you've been driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway for hours, this is a good place to stop to stretch your legs and learn a little history. Martin Brinegar built this cabin by hand for his new wife Carolyn in 1880 and they raised their...More

6  Thank cheryl h
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