A Village Tapestry
A Video History of Blowing Rock
A Work In Progress, and Coming Soon
The "A Village Tapestry" video is a joint project, between the Blowing Rock Civic Association and the Blowing Rock Historical Society. A special thanks to the Civic Association for funding the project and especially to Dr. Barry Buxton, a member of both organizations who led the effort.
Link To Video Will Be Here
Watch Dr. Barry Buxton narrate engaging segments of Blowing Rock's rich and colorful history. You will see historic photos of our village and learn about the following topics: Main Street, Crown of the Blue Ridge, Equestrian Legacy, Tourism, Chetola, Alexander Era and Mayview, Cone Legacy, and Greystone and the Mebane's
All of these topics are extracted from Barry's highly acclaimed and award winning book, "A Village Tapestry - The History of Blowing Rock".
"A Village Tapestry" can be purchased at the following locations...
The Blowing Rock Art & History Museum (BRAHM)
The Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce
The Blowing Rock Attraction (and they will ship. Call 828-295-7111 to order)
All net proceeds help support the Blowing Rock Historical Society's mission
Barry in Memorial Park
Barry speaking at the 2021 Blowing Rock Historical Society's Annual Meeting