Monthly Archives: March 2014

Welcome to Asheville Junction

A One-Minute History of Asheville and “The Land of the Sky” Chartered 1797; turkey and hog drives on drovers’ roads, and early trade; early “stands” and inns; Buncombe Turnpike opens (1828); hotels and inns proliferate. Civil War comes to Buncombe. Expansion and modernization … Continue reading

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