About Us and Directions
To provide cultural heritage experiences and educational opportunities for school children and
Preserving the Past to Enrich the Future
To preserve the Farm as an example of a late nineteenth century and early twentieth
century farm and tourist retreat.
To provide school children with a hands-on-learning site for local heritage and North
To serve as a community museum and heritage center.
To provide experiences that conveys the importance of preserving local heritage.
To encourage opportunities for the property to be used as a teaching tool for
enrichment in the arts, literature, math, science, and historic preservation.
To support environmental and agricultural conservation of endangered plant life on the
To provide a site for teacher renewal and curriculum development.
Board of Directors 2023-2024
Chair, Andrea Staton; Vice-Chair, Tippy Guffey; Secretary, Shannon Marlowe; Treasurer, Kathie Doole
Bethany Adams, Bo Caldwell, Kemper Gibson, Robert Grayson, Ruth Howe, Blaine Lowery, Ingrid McNair, Don Schwartz, Becky Varnadore, Simone Wertenberger
Executive Director: Mandy Gibson
If you are putting the farm in your GPS or phone, make sure you type in the physical address or HISTORIC Johnson Farm. If you just put Johnson Farm, you will end up elsewhere!
Historic Johnson Farm
3346 Haywood Road
Hendersonville, NC 28791
I-26 West (toward Hendersonville), take Airport Exit and turn right toward airport. Follow this road (Hwy 280) about 6 miles to Hwy 191South Turn Left onto 191 South (Haywood Road) – There is a Texaco and a Citgo station at this intersection. Follow Haywood Road 3.5 miles. Johnson Farm will be on your left just after Rugby Middle School.
I-26 East, take Airport Exit and turn left toward airport. Follow this road (Hwy 280) about 6 miles to Hwy 191South Turn Left onto 191 South (Haywood Road) – There is a Texaco and a Citgo station at this intersection. Follow Haywood Road 3.5 miles. Johnson Farm will be on your left just after Rugby Middle School.
From US 25 North of town, turn onto Haywood Road (Hwy 191 North). There is an Eckerd’s at this intersection. Follow Haywood Road 3.5 miles and Johnson Farm is on your right.