Hidden History of Asheville (Hidden History)

October 31, 2020
Hidden History of Asheville (Hidden History)

The milestones of Asheville's long history are well known tolocals, but so many interesting stories are all but forgotten.Thankfully, the staff and volunteers of the North Carolina Room atPack Memorial Library have unearthed the best of those hiddentales.Meet daredevil aviatrix Uva Shipman and Tempie Avery, who wentfrom slavery to respected nurse and citizen. Learn the poignanttale behind the sad death of former mayor Gallatin Roberts anduncover the parts of old Asheville lost to the wrecking ball. Theseand many more historic episodes come to life in this collectioncompiled by North Carolina Room librarian Zoe Rhine.