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The North Carolina Mountains Sights

Riverside Cemetery

Updated 09/22/2012

Fodor's Review

Authors Thomas Wolfe and O. Henry are buried here, along with about 13,000 others, including some of Asheville's most prominent citizens. The 87-acre cemetery dating from 1885 and overlooking the French Broad River in the historic Montford area has flower gardens and ancient oaks and poplars. Take a drive through the cemetery, where signs direct you to the graves of noted people.

Sight Information

Address:

53 Birch St., Asheville, North Carolina, 28801, USA

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Phone:

828-350–2066-Asheville Parks Dept.

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Daily 8–5

Updated 09/22/2012

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