First Lady Kristin Cooper to Host Open House July 1 at N.C. Governor’s Western Residence

Western Residence

First Lady Kristin Cooper will welcome visitors to the Governor’s Western Residence, 45 Patton Mountain Rd, Asheville, for an open house Sunday, July 1, from 2-4 p.m.
Reservations are not needed to attend the open house. Mrs. Cooper will greet guests inside the residence. 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 the Governor’s Press Office at or 919-814-2100 for scheduling.