Brevard is famous as the home of the white squirrel and rumor has it that there may even be a Rockbrook connection! Check out this recent article from The Blue Ridge Times for a fascinating look at the history of the white squirrel, Nancy Carrier and PT Barnum. Sounds like a great idea for a movie doesn’t it?
The white squirrels are such a celebrated part of Brevard there is even a White Squirrel Festival in Brevard which is held every Memorial Day Weekend. It celebrates our famous wildlife with music, art, dance and even a white squirrel derby race. Come join us for a rocking White Squirrel Weekend.