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Asheville Cemetery Tour

App Tour Description Let your iPhone be your tour guide as you explore historic Riverside Cemetery in Asheville, NC. Walk or drive the winding paths ...

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App Tour Description Let your iPhone be your tour guide as you explore historic Riverside Cemetery in Asheville, NC. Walk or drive the winding paths of this Victorian era Garden Cemetery created in 1885 and enjoy the vistas that were part of its plan. Enjoy professionally narrated stories about the cemetery’s colorful inhabitants while you see images of the gravestones or the individual buried under them. You may navigate the tour through the tour map and detailed stop list (no wifi required) or the interactive GPS map. Audio instructions are also provided at each stop to locate the next gravestone. Riverside Cemetery Overview Estimated Tour time: 30 min (driving) 1 hr+ (walking) Audio: 30 minutes Tour Route Length: 1.5 miles # of tracks: 26 tracks (25 stops) Inside the gates are stone-carved figures that seem to droop in sorrow, gaze out upon the landscape or reach to the heavens in a show of grief unfamiliar in our modern times, reminders of how precious life really is, and how peaceful it can be even in the midst of a thriving neighborhood. Stone or marble mausoleums, monuments to entire families, dot Riverside’s landscape, incorporating colorful stained glass windows and ornate doorways within their solemn architecture. Here the famous and the humble rest together: financier and pauper, Christian and Jew, black and white, soldier and civilian, the powerful and the meek. Learn the stories behind some of the 13,000 people who rest here. Asheville’s character was built on the shoulders of these residents of Riverside and your tour will reveal some of their stories. List of Tracks: Introduction, Richard Sharp Smith, Dr. Lewis McCormick, Thomas Wolfe, Annie Westall, Gay Green, Burnham Standish Colburn Sr., Franklin Terry, Beth Ha Tephila Jewish Cemetery, William Sydney Porter (O’Henry), Isaac Dickson, Ben Addison, John Lyon, Rumbaugh Family Mausoleum, WW I German sailors, James Harrison Posey, James Bailey, Buchanan Family Angel, Col. Stephen Lee, Zebulon Baird Vance, Richmond Pearson, Allen Christian Redwood, Thomas Clingman, William Lord, Dr. Karl Von Ruck, George Masa

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Version: 2.1

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Price: 0,00 €

Day of release: 0000-00-0

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