Month: September 2012

A Town Meeting in Asheville

Filed under: About Asheville, History

I was going to entitle this something like “Small Town Politics and Asheville, North Carolina” but the phrase “small town” seemed to belittle the our town and that could not be farther from the truth.  One of the wonderful things about this town is how engaged everyone is,  both in National Politics and in the… Read more »

Edwin Wiley Grove: The Other Vanderbilt

Filed under: History

Visitors to our Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, NC will almost certainly spend a day at the Biltmore, George Vanderbilt’s grand homage to the French Chateau.   While the Biltmore is justly famous and is in many ways responsible for the success of Asheville as a tourist destination, the charm and elegance of downtown Asheville is… Read more »