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Event. Monumental Decisions: The Legacy and Future of Civil War Markers in Our Public Spaces

Monumental Decisions: The Legacy and Future of Civil War Markers in Our Public Spaces Date: Saturday February 3rd Time: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Where: Pack Memorial Library, Lord Auditorium, … Continue reading

January 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

New Year’s Greetings for 2018

  In the early years of the twentieth century postcards were at their peak of popularity. Postcard publishers printed cards  for any and every occasion including Easter, Fourth of July, … Continue reading

December 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Most Beautiful Brick I’ve Ever Seen!

Bricks and the Buildings They Made Exhibit at Pack Memorial Library on the main floor includes real bricks! This exhibit from the North Carolina Room will be on view through January. . … Continue reading

December 21, 2017 · 6 Comments

Our Neighbors to the East (North, South & West)

The North Carolina Collection at Pack isn’t solely focused on Asheville and Buncombe County. The collection offers a wealth of information and images from many other parts of Western North … Continue reading

December 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Answers to Our Quiz: How Well Do You Know Asheville’s Buildings?

The North Carolina Room is currently exhibiting photographs from the Richard Hansley Photograph Collection. Mr. Hansley is the author of Asheville’s Historic Architecture, 2011. In 2014 Richard donated his entire photograph … Continue reading

December 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

EVENT WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 29: Asheville: 200 Years of Good Eating By Nan Chase

Title: Asheville: 200 Years of Good Eating Speaker: Nan Chase Date: Wednesday November 29, 2017 Time: 12:00 to 1:00 Bring a brown-bag lunch and eat while you listen. Pack Memorial Library, … Continue reading

November 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

How Well Do You Know Asheville’s Buildings? A Quiz With Up To $30 worth of prizes!

The North Carolina Room is currently exhibiting photographs from the Richard Hansley Photograph Collection. Mr. Hansley is the author of Asheville’s Historic Architecture, 2011. In 2014 Richard donated his entire photograph … Continue reading

November 22, 2017 · 3 Comments

Baritone Singer Paul Robeson and the Segregation Policies of the Asheville Auditorium

Henry A. Wallace served as vice president of the U.S. under Franklin D. Roosevelt from 1941-1945. He made his final public action in a failed bid for the presidency of the U.S. in 1948. … Continue reading

November 9, 2017 · 1 Comment

Standing on One Corner in Asheville, Part Two

An eight-story, skeletal form of poured concrete reinforced with steel (upper right) stood on the corner of North Main and College Street for about 6 years as infighting among the Smith … Continue reading

October 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

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