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

Riverside Cemetery

 
 
Riverside Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, September 4, 2016
1. Riverside Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Graves of Thomas Wolfe & "O. Henry," authors; Zebulon B. Vance, governor; Thomas L. Clingman and Robert R. Reynolds, U.S. senators. One-half mile W.
 
Erected 2014 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number P-3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & PoliticsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 35° 36.269′ N, 82° 33.582′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street and Ocala Street, on the left when traveling north on Broadway Street. 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. 1st U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Locke Craig (about 700 feet away); Caney (Canie) Brown House (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Honor of Markus and Maria Reich
Riverside Cemetery Marker (facing north) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, September 4, 2016
2. Riverside Cemetery Marker (facing north)
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Jeter C. Pritchard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kiffin Y. Rockwell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wartime Jail (approx. half a mile away); Zelda Fitzgerald (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Asheville.
 
Riverside Cemetery Marker (facing south) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, September 4, 2016
3. Riverside Cemetery Marker (facing south)
Riverside Cemetery Walking Tour image. Click for more information.
via Romantic Asheville
4. Riverside Cemetery Walking Tour
Romantic Asheville website entry
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Grave of Thomas Wolfe image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, August 3, 2015
5. Grave of Thomas Wolfe
Grave of Thomas Wolfe image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, August 3, 2015
6. Grave of Thomas Wolfe
Wolfe Family Gravesite image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, August 3, 2015
7. Wolfe Family Gravesite
Thomas Wolfe's father W.O. Wolfe was a notable local figure in his day, known for his work constructing monuments. There are markers in town about him.
Grave of "O. Henry" image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, August 3, 2015
8. Grave of "O. Henry"
Grave of Zebulon Vance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, August 3, 2015
9. Grave of Zebulon Vance
Grave of Zebulon Vance image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, August 3, 2015
10. Grave of Zebulon Vance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.   4. submitted on May 18, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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