The Mitchell County Historical Society presents programs for the general public on topics of historical interest These programs are free to the public and you can learn more about the upcoming schedule here.

In an effort to increase the availability of these programs, we are posting video recordings of them. You can access our YouTube Channel or watch the videos below by clicking or tapping on the image.

Photo of Jack Dellinger

2020 Programs

The COVID-19 pandemic cancelled our public presentations in 2020, but that hasn’t stopped us from producing videos. We invite you to enjoy these stories about the Dellinger Grist Mill.

2019 Programs

  • Alex Glover presents
    Scotland: Where WE Came From…Or Did WE Really Ever Leave?
  • Jonathan Bennett & David Biddix present
    The Red & White Strings – Isaac English & The Civil War

2017 Programs

  • Dr. Daniel Barron presents
    Mitchell County: Early Crossroads of Culture
  • John Silver presents
    The Frankie & Charlie Silver Story
  • Rhonda Gouge presents
    The Music of Mitchell County
  • Alex Glover presents
    The Geology of the Toe River
  • David Biddix presents
    The Toe River: The Valley’s Highway

2016 Programs

  • Dr. Lloyd Bailey presents
    World War I
  • Warren Harding presents
    The Railroads of the Toe River Valley
  • Rhonda Gouge presents
    Mountain Church Music
  • Alicia Swaringen presents
    The Penland Post Office