Thomas Wolfe Memorial
"I believe that we are lost here in America, but I believe we shall be found. And this belief, which mounts now to the catharsis of knowledge and conviction, is for me — and I think for all of us — not only our own hope, but America's everlasting, living dream. I think the life which we have…
The boyhood home of 20th century American literature figure Thomas Wolfe is located in the heart of Asheville. Tours are offered on a daily basis and group tours require a reservation.
When Thomas Wolfe wrote “Look Homeward Angel” he referenced in a not-so -subtle way, his upbringing in Asheville, NC. Visit “Dixieland “, Wolfe’s childhood home and now museum.
For those of you with a literary passion, take a trip through Thomas Wolfe’s home from Look Homeward Angel! Very inexpensive tour and a beautiful tour at that!
“go to place for new releases 5$ times call or check on lines tons of events fundraisers the local Movie guys do lots of fun things there”
“Eclectic store with Asheville gifts, art installations and a fun photo booth”
“To explore this unique building structure, you can take a self-guided tour or a schedule a guided tour. Designed by Rafael Guastavino in the early 1900s, this structure is unusual because it has no wooden or steel beams throughout as Guastavino constructed with tile or similar materials. The stain glass windows and a chance to stand under the largest free-standing elliptical dome in North America make this an interesting stop. ”
“Preparing for Burningman or your next Asheville soiree, this is the place locals shop. This place has the unique and obscure cloths that will make you stand out wherever you are from, or look like a local around town. Much of the stuff is truly vintage or repurposed, so the selection is every changing. ”
“If you don't have the time, or don't want to drop the $75 for the Biltmore-Estate, the Smith-McDowell house offers a wonderful rainy day tour. It's walking distance from home.”