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

Appalachian Stage

 
 
Appalachian Stage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 22, 2010
1. Appalachian Stage Marker
Inscription. Since 1902, when the first city auditorium was built here, this area has been a center for entertainment and the preservation of Southern Appalachian culture. Acclaim has gone to composer Boscom Lamar Lunsford and playwright Hubert Hayes for celebrating mountain music and dance and to the Southern Highland Handicraft Guild for promoting traditional crafts.

Placed in Honor of Mitzi Schaden Tessier, Local Historian
 
Location. 35° 35.665′ N, 82° 33.309′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is on College Street (U.S. 74) near Coxe Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located at junction with Patton Avenue, a sidewalk ground style marker. 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. Jimmie Rodgers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elizabeth Blackwell, M.D. (about 500 feet away); Immortal Image (about 500 feet away); O. Henry (about 600 feet away); Historic Hilltop (about 700 feet away); Stepping Out (about 800 feet away); Battery Porter (about 800 feet away); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Asheville.
 
Also see . . .
Appalachian Stage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 22, 2010
2. Appalachian Stage Marker
An inground style marker, with a family enjoying Bronze Figures celebrating mountain music and dance
 Bascom Lamar Lunsford, From Wikipedia,. a lawyer, folklorist, and performer of traditional (folk and country) music from western North Carolina. He was often known by the nickname "Minstrel of the Appalachians." (Submitted on September 26, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
Appalachian Stage Marker, under tree, with Bronze figures at City Auditorium image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 22, 2010
3. Appalachian Stage Marker, under tree, with Bronze figures at City Auditorium
Appalachian Stage Monument to Mountain Music and Dance image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 22, 2010
4. Appalachian Stage Monument to Mountain Music and Dance
Appalachian Stage image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 22, 2010
5. Appalachian Stage
Nearby bench with Bronze fiddle, a part of the monument to mountain music and dance
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 702 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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