Of all the communities on our list, one of the most photographed besides Downtown Asheville, may be Kenilworth. This Asheville Suburb in the southeast part of the city sprung onto the scene in the late 1910’s and rose in popularity into the 1920’s until the town, once incorporated and independent, was annexed by the city
Many of our 52 Weeks 52 Communities posts have been about rediscovering the origins of the names of our communities in Buncombe County. This week is no different. Deaverview, a community in West Asheville seemed straightforward in this regard: figure out who Deaver is, and call it a day. But, sometimes it’s not that easy.
The end of June marked the end of a year-long $68,000 Digitization Grant awarded to the North Carolina Room, Pack Memorial Library, by the State Library of North Carolina, made possible through funding from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The main part of the grant enabled us to begin the scanning of our