In 1790, Benjamin Hawkins bought the land that is now the site of Biltmore Estate's winery. Read how his story opens the world of a bygone time. (Watercolor by Betty Paden)
Story & music play
Tom Godleski's play, Snowbound, featuring people stranded in Marshall depot on Christmas Eve, 1955, plays through Dec. 18. Read more.
Charles Prince explained his faith and practice in a 1985 story when the Haywood County sheriff confiscated snakes. Read more.
Solomon Cunningham, d. 1862
The father from Fletcher served in the NC 25th. Learn a little about him and his family.
An 1877 diary reveals what it was like to come to Asheville for early treatment at Dr. Gleitsmann's sanitarium. His pamphlet displayed the view of Asheville to the left. Read more.
See more Community and Local History features.
Nancy Dillingham (left) reads from her poetry chapbooks, More Frailer than Flowers and Tender Curiosities, at Malaprop's Bookstore, 3 p.m., Jan. 8.
Rose Senehi (right) presents her new novel, Carolina Belle, at Malaprop's Books, 6 p.m., Jan. 14. (Read more.)
Writers from UNC Asheville's Great Smokies Writing Program, hosted by program director and novelist Tommy Hays, Malaprop's Bookstore/Cafe, 3 p.m., Jan. 15.
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