We are holding the Montford Holiday Tour of Homes as planned today, December 9, from 1-5 pm.
The Visitors Center at 36 Montford Avenue is open for tickets.
It is snowy! Enjoy the beautiful winter wonderland, but do be [… click heading to read more]
TOUR UPDATE: DECEMBER 8, 2017, 3 pm
We are planning to hold the Montford Holiday Tour of Homes as planned tomorrow, December 9, 1-5 pm.Â The Visitors Center at 36 Montford Ave. will be open from 11 am for [… click heading to read more]
Elizabeth and Derek Allen
Marti and Dave Boyles
Molly Cassidy and Anna Helgeson
Suzanne and Dave Devane
Angela Harrell and David Teafatiller, owners [… click heading to read more]
Montford â€” Ashevilleâ€™s most historic neighborhood â€” will showcase 11 homes at the 22nd Annual Holiday Tour of Homes on Saturday, December 9 from 1 until 5 p.m. This is your chance to explore the lovingly restored or carefully [… click heading to read more]
Epione Clinic for Integrated Healing is now at Dr. Carroll’s beautiful old mansion at 19 Zillicoa Street, Unit 3. We are having an open house on Saturday, October 21st from 3:00-7:00. There will be demonstrations, refreshments, libations, and fun [… click heading to read more]
The proposal to rename the Montford Community Center in honor of Tempie Avery is moving ahead. Tempie was a freed slave, a woman of remarkable achievement, whose home stood on the site now occupied by the center.
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Join the celebration Tuesday, October 3, 9:30 am on Montford Avenue at Cullowhee Street. Parking is available at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 227 Cumberland Avenue, and refreshments will be served there afterwards.
The historic Montford [… click heading to read more]
The Rankin House is a Greek Revival style residence with Italianate embellishments. The house was built by William Dinwiddie Rankin around 1846, making it Montfordâ€™s oldest home.
William Dinwiddie Rankin (WD Rankin)
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Last month, I published this mystery photo, which is included in the Montford Avenue bus shelters historic panels. Well, now we know more about this photo. The granddaughter of Pauline Mooreâ€”whose parents owned the M.V. [… click heading to read more]
Noting the one hundredth anniversary of the 1917 passing of Ashevilleâ€™s beloved Tempie Avery, this year is fitting to propose renaming the Montford Community Center in honor of her reputation and residency on 26 Pearson [… click heading to read more]