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The Vance Monument in downtown Asheville, June 2020./ photo by Jason Sandford

Proposal: Cover entire Vance Monument in downtown Asheville

The entire Vance Monument should be covered up to reflect “the death and eventual erasure of this racist landmark from our public realm,” according to a proposal from a local professor of architecture and a photographer.

by June 17, 2020 1 comment Asheville News
Asheville panelists examine history of Confederate monuments

Asheville panelists examine history of Confederate monuments

The discussion was wide-ranging, and there was no clear consensus among panelists about what to do with Asheville’s most prominent Confederate marker, the Vance Monument.

by January 31, 2018 7 comments Asheville News
‘The Zeb Vance I Know’ symposium set for Sept. 14, 15 at UNC Asheville

‘The Zeb Vance I Know’ symposium set for Sept. 14, 15 at UNC Asheville

Best-selling mystery writer Sharyn McCrumb will be a part of the event, as will David Blight of Yale University.

by August 15, 2017 3 comments Asheville events