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The North Carolina Mountains Sights

Riverside Cemetery

  • 53 Birch St. Map It
  • Greater Asheville
  • Cemetery

Updated 10/15/2014

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., North Metro, Asheville, North Carolina, 28801, United States

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Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Gates open Apr.–Oct. 7 am–8 pm, Nov.–Mar. 7 am–6 pm

Updated 10/15/2014

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