If you live in Asheville, you’ve probably taken a drive through it many times. Say, you’re headed to the Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary for a Sunday stroll after a brunch downtown. It is a section of Merrimon Avenue that begins descending in elevation starting somewhere about the time you reach Brookstone Church (formerly Merrimon Ave.
The voices of our community members are one way we learn about our past. Eleanor Newcomb Rice knew this, and made it her work to collect the voices of “Old Candlertown” for many years. Rice was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1924, but when she was young, her parents moved her and her three older
March is Women’s History Month, and I would never forgive myself if I didn’t share some of the amazing photos we have in our collection of some of the incredible women who lived their lives, in whole or part, in the Biltmore Village community. Beyond the “Lady on the Hill” there are some fascinating stories
In Celebration of Women’s History Month Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 6:00 to 7:00 Pack Memorial Library, Lord Auditorium Come Hear Ashevillians: Esther Manheimer Asheville City Mayor And Sheneika Smith Asheville City Councilwoman Talk About: Growing up in Asheville and Their Lives as Mothers, Professionals & Women And Why They Decided to Enter Public Service