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First Lady Kristin Cooper to Host Open House at N.C. Governor’s Western Residence


Governor Roy Cooper and First Lady Kristin Cooper will welcome visitors to the Governor’s Western Residence, 45 Patton Mountain Rd, Asheville, for an open house Sunday, Oct. 8, from 2-4 p.m.

Reservations are not needed to attend the open house. The Governor and Mrs. Cooper will greet guests inside the residence and light refreshments will be served. For more information, please call (828) 225-0122.  

The Western Residence features breathtaking views of Mt. Pisgah and downtown Asheville. Built in 1939, the home was donated to the state in 1964 by the Asheville Chamber of Commerce. It has been used by 11 administrations and is one of only four official state second residences in the United States.

Note to Reporters and Editors
Members of the media may arrive early for a tour of the residence. Contact Samantha Cole at 919-814-2100 for scheduling.

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