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

Thomas Wolfe

 
 
Thomas Wolfe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 19, 2008
1. Thomas Wolfe Marker
Inscription.  Author of "Look Homeward Angel" (1929)."Of Time and the River", and other works. Home stands 200 yards N., birthplace 500 yds. N.E.
 
Erected 1945 by Archives Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number P-17.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 35° 35.779′ N, 82° 32.972′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is on College St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Asheville NC 28801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Armory (within shouting distance of this marker); War with Spain (within shouting distance of this marker); Western North Carolina Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Buncombe County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ellington's Dream (within shouting distance of this marker); To Honor the Revolutionary Soldiers
Thomas Wolfe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 25, 2020
2. Thomas Wolfe Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civic Pride (about 400 feet away); Ashe Monument (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Asheville.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other Wolfe markers.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Wolfe Memorial. Thomas Wolfe house is at 52 N. Market Street. (Submitted on October 20, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,197 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 19, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2. submitted on February 27, 2020, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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