Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Somber Sir Walter Statue Saga~ A modern-day fairy tale

Once upon a time, in a land called the United States, there was a big celebration—a bicentennial—the 200th anniversary of the formal start of the country. Folks from all over were planning ways to observe the special occasion. About that … Continue reading

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Asheville Bicentennial: History in the Past 20 Years

  Archival collections not only reflect what happened in the distant past, but also the recent past. Case in point, 19 years ago Asheville celebrated its bicentennial! The Western Regional Archives (WRA) has a wonderful set of color photos of … Continue reading

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