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Society of Appalachian Historians

College of Arts and Sciences

Food, Lodging, and Parking


Travel Information

If you are driving

Appalachian State has a guidebook app for smartphones and web access. For directions and other information about the campus and Boone, you can access it here: 


Conference attendees can park for free in the Peacock Parking Lot (previously named the Raley Parking Lot). It is located on Rivers St. and in front of Rankin Hall (#65 on map), Edwin Duncan Hall (#66 on map), and Peacock Hall (#69 on map).

Numbers refer to the Appalachian State University campus map available here.



Lodging Information

La Quinta Inn and Suites ($89 per night)
    165 Hwy 105 Extension
     Boone, NC 28607


Sleep Inn ($69 per night)
     163 Hwy 105 Extension
     Boone, NC 28607

  To receive the conference rate, you will need to call each hotel directly. Tell them you are with the Society of Appalachian Historians to receive the conference rate. There are 25 rooms reserved in each hotel.


Dining Information and Attractions 

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