First Presbyterian Church was built in 1841 but was burned in 1865, during the Civil War. The churce was rebuilt in its present Gothic style in 1884. Although author Thomas Wolfe’s funeral was held here, it is not his spirit who walks the halls. She is called Black Abbey, an apparition of a woman in a black dress.
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- 40 Church St
Asheville, NC 28801
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- 35.5935544, -82.55284389999997
- Buncombe County, North Carolina
- Nearest Towns:
- Asheville, NC (0.5 mi.)
Woodfin, NC (3.2 mi.)
Biltmore Forest, NC (4.4 mi.)
Bent Creek, NC (6.6 mi.)
Weaverville, NC (7.2 mi.)
Royal Pines, NC (8.4 mi.)
Swannanoa, NC (8.6 mi.)
Avery Creek, NC (9.1 mi.)
Fairview, NC (10.4 mi.)
Fletcher, NC (11.6 mi.)
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