Category: History

Asheville History 101: Riverside Cemetery–Fun Facts

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> Mailbox inside the Cemetery:  Who Lives Here? Example of the Park-like features of the Cemetery It seems as if, whenever I get a good idea for a blog, what starts out as a simple project turns into something bigger!  The other day as I was finishing up my research for the piece on the… Read more »

Asheville History–the Montford District

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> 191 Cumberland Avenue: Home of George Murray (c. 1906).  When people call and ask for information about the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, James and I often mention that it is in the Montford Historic District, an area consisting of more than 300 acres with over 600 structures built between 1890-1920. The vast majority of… Read more »

Almost Asheville!

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Look at these houses.  They could be one of many houses in the Historic Montford District of Asheville, North Carolina, couldn’t they?.  Well, they could be but they aren’t!  These are homes built by Frank Lloyd Wright in Oak Park, Illinois.  James and I went to Chicago this past weekend to visit our daughters and… Read more »

David Webb Jewelry and Asheville, North Carolina

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>This weekend the Asheville Antiques Fair takes place at the Civic Center at 87 Haywood Street. The event in and of itself is worth going to but for those of you who have visited the Carolina Bed & Breakfast, or are interested in jewelry, there is a special event you may want to go to…. Read more »