The Family Store--A History of Jewish Businesses

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The Family Store is a 12-panel exhibit which spotlights the more than 400 Jewish businesses found in downtown Asheville. Through stories and photographs, from the era when all downtowns were destinations of purpose, it illuminates the civic contributions of these merchants along with the development of downtown. Walking tours and a book of the exhibit are available. The Family Store is part of Asheville's Jewish Museum without walls. A brochure can be downloaded from The brochure lists all the Jewish sites in Asheville and identifies locations with interpretive panels.

Downtown Asheville
Asheville, NC 28801

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Hours of Operation: Year round virtual tour; Walking tour by appointment.

None ($ for walking tour)

Friends of Mountain History  |  2140 Emmas Grove Road, Fairview, NC 28730  |  828.712.8687