Our Mission

Preserving the legacy of Southern Appalachian pioneer settlers and experiencing how they lived.


Teaching and learning is

our primary goal.

Pioneer Life

Preserving the mid-19th century way of life.


Current events and happenings.

Follow Us

Find peace, tranquility, and relaxation at our guest house in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Contact Us

Telephone 828.536.0337

Email hello@pioneerlife.org

Address 134 Joe Young Road

Burnsville, North Carolina 28714

We welcome visitors by appointment.