History of the Mast General Store
History of the Mast General Store by Brian Edmonds • The Mast General Store was started by Henry Taylor in 1883. WW Mast bought into the establishment in 1897 and purchased the remainder in 1913. Today, the Original Store in Valle Crucis is the patriarch of this family of stores. Listed on the National Historic Register as one of the best remaining examples of an old country store. This historic landmark, in the heart of North Carolina’s first rural historic district, has featured quality goods and traditional clothing since 1883.
More than a traditional Bed & Breakfast or Country Inn. The Mast Farm Inn is a world renowned historic country inn and restaurant in the Valle Crucis Historical District of Watauga County, North Carolina, which has been welcoming guests since the 1800s. The Mast Farm Inn specializes in creative North Carolina Weddings & North Carolina Mountain Vacation Travel: specials & packages, weekday, long weekend and weekend getaways, gift certificates and gift packages.