Victoria: The Forgotten Town Walking Tour

Details
Sat, Jul 31
2021-07-31T00:00:00-04:00
2021-07-31T00:59:59-04:00
Online w/ Western North Carolina Historical Association
Free
Contact
Western North Carolina Historical Association
(828) 253-9231
Information
Contained by its larger growing neighbor (Asheville), the French Broad and Swannanoa rivers, and the Southern Railway line, the Town of Victoria existed from 1887 until 1905, when it was absorbed into Asheville. The community—which included the Smith-McDowell House and Fernihurst mansion—originally incorporated into a town to prevent unwanted development (particularly from the Vanderbilts).