Asheville in Buncombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
(of Asheville, N.C.)
Erected by Asheville Urban Trail, John Clingman Young, Jr. in memory of his parents.
Location. 35° 35.63′ N, 82° 33.075′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is at the intersection of Biltmore Avenue (U.S. 25) and Eagle Street, on the right when traveling north on Biltmore Avenue. Touch 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. "The Block" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Early Years In Asheville's Historic Central Square (about 400 feet away); Walk Into History (about 400 feet away); Brick Artisan (about 400 feet away); Robert E. Lee (about 400 feet away); Crossroads (about 400 feet away); Zebulon Baird Vance (about 400 feet away); Monument Corner (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Asheville.
Regarding Hotel District.
At the forefront of this building boom was the construction of the Grand Central Hotel, followed by the 1880 opening of the four-story brick Swannanoa Hotel boasting Asheville's first bathroom.
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 467 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 17, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.