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Asheville in Buncombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Civic Pride

 
 
Civic Pride Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. Civic Pride Marker
Inscription. Asheville's central square has long served the needs of government and commerce. From 1892 to 1926 a massive city hall with a bell tower dominated the east end. The building housed police and fire departments in addition to municipal offices. In stalls downstairs African-American and white merchants operated a public market.
 
Erected by Family and friends of Gordon H. Greenwood.
 
Location. 35° 35.747′ N, 82° 33.046′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and Collage Street on Market Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Asheville NC 28801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument Corner (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Young Menís Institute (about 300 feet away); Zebulon Baird Vance (about 300 feet away); Crossroads (about 400 feet away); Robert E. Lee (about 400 feet away); Thomas Wolfe (about 400 feet away); Confederate Armory (about 600 feet away); Ashe Monument (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Asheville.
 
Also see . . .  Asheville Urban Trail. This marker is part of the Asheville
Bell near Civic Pride Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. Bell near Civic Pride Marker
Urban Trail. (Submitted on May 1, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. GovernmentIndustry & Commerce
 
Civic Pride Emblem Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
3. Civic Pride Emblem
Close up of bell near Civic Pride Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
4. Close up of bell near Civic Pride Marker
McShane Bell Foundry, Baltimore, MD. 1891.
Brick Inscriptions near Civic Pride Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
5. Brick Inscriptions near Civic Pride Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 917 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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