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EVENT: “Made with the Simplest of Tools–Appalachian Rustic Style”

“Made with the Simplest of Tools: Appalachian Rustic Style” Speaker: Lynne Poirier Wilson Date: Wednesday. May 31st Time: 12:00 to 1:00 Brown Bag Lunch Pack Memorial Library, Lord Auditorium lower … Continue reading

May 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

North Asheville Speaks Roundtable: Thursday May 18, North Branch Library

Thursday, May 18, 2017 6:00–7:30 North Asheville Branch Library Refreshments will be served North Asheville residents are invited to talk with each other about what it was like growing up … Continue reading

May 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Margaret’s Supper Club, A Smith & Carrier Building, And A Wrecking Ball

“My parent’s favorite spot for dinner and dancing was Margaret’s Supper Club on the Weaverville Highway.” After a recent North Asheville History Project oral interview, Ed Sheary, who grew up at … Continue reading

May 12, 2017 · 4 Comments

North Asheville’s Music Scene: There’s More!

 “One of the most popular bands in the sixties in Asheville was Bee Bumble and the Stingers. They were a garage band that the whole neighborhood in Lakeview Park near … Continue reading

May 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

North Asheville’s Music Scene Was Down and Gritty!

Yes, you read that right.  In the 1970s and 1980s North Asheville was the place to go for live music and dancing! The North Asheville History Project is underway. Fifteen … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 · 2 Comments

“Mountain Scenery’–Discovering WNC from the 1850s, Asheville, Ancestors, and Immortality”

Please Join Us For Our Next Local History Program Title: “‘Mountain Scenery’–Discovering WNC from the 1850s, Asheville, Ancestors, and Immortality” Speaker: Elizabeth “Liz” Colton Date: Wednesday, April 26th Time: ***Evening … Continue reading

April 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Librarian Got the Answer Wrong!

Just last week the North Carolina Room got a phone call. “Is it true that Asheville’s famous World War II fighter pilot, Robert Morgan, really flew the Memphis Belle between the Asheville … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

ANNOUNCING: THE NORTH ASHEVILLE HISTORY PROJECT

The North Asheville History Project (NAHP) The NAHP is being conducted by the North Carolina Room, Pack Memorial Library through the North Asheville Library branch. 1030 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · 5 Comments

Greetings From Asheville! Postcards in the North Carolina Collection

  Greetings From Asheville: Postcards in the North Carolina Collection. Speaker: Terry Taylor Date: Wednesday, March 29th 2017 Time: 12:00 to 1:00   Q: Who has over 3,654 individual postcards and 300 … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

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