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

Immortal Image

 
 
Immortal Image Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, September 4, 2016
1. Immortal Image Marker
Inscription.  Reminiscent of Asheville's Victorian past, the Drhumor Building across Church Street was built in 1895 by William J. Cocke and family. Fred Miles, Biltmore Hourse sculptor, carved the limestone frieze. Immortalized in stone is on the east side is the bearded face of Cyrus T.C. Deake, a local florist who watched Miles as he worked.

Placed by the law firm of McGuire, Wood & Missette, P.A., 1994
 
Erected 1994 by Asheville Urban Trail.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
 
Location. 35° 35.674′ N, 82° 33.205′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Church Street and Patton Avenue (Alternate U.S. 74), on the left when traveling south. 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. O. Henry (a few steps from this marker); Elizabeth Blackwell, M.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); Stepping Out (within shouting distance
Immortal Image Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, September 4, 2016
2. Immortal Image Marker
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of this marker); Jimmie Rodgers (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Flat Iron Architecture (about 500 feet away); Appalachian Stage (about 500 feet away); Crossroads (about 600 feet away); The Early Years In Asheville's Historic Central Square (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Asheville.
 
Also see . . .  Asheville Urban Trail info. (Submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Immortal Image Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, September 4, 2016
3. Immortal Image Marker
Deake immortalized in stone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, September 4, 2016
4. Deake immortalized in stone
Drhumor Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, September 7, 2016
5. Drhumor Building
Drhumor Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael C. Wilcox, September 4, 2016
6. Drhumor Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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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May. 29, 2022