Urban Trail

Station #24 - Time Remembered

Time Remembered

This grass-surrounded marker reveals that there’s a time capsule buried underneath with the proviso that even if the contents are fascinating, you’ll have to wait until 2047 to know for sure.  Placed during Asheville's bicentennial in 1997-98, the capsule allegedly contains, among other things, writings of Charles A. Webb, publisher of "The Times" and "The Citizen."

Urban Trail Stations

This granite etching renders Douglas Ellington’s original working concept of two art deco buildings of government.

A girl in bronze drinks at a fountain.

Carving tools and a work in progress represent W.O. Wolfe’s tombstone shop.

A plaque honors James Vester Miller, a son of slaves and master brick mason and artisan for the Municipal Building.

Artist Winston Wingo's bronze relief celebrates the spirit of Asheville's African-American community.

A bronze eagle overlooks a storied hotel district of old Asheville

This "jump off" station recognizes, via plaque, the original unfolding of Pack Square where the first log courthouse of…

Here you'll stand on the bed of a road (the Buncombe Turnpike) that was once traveled by Native Americans