In 1961, Overlook Castle or Seely’s Castle in Asheville was on the market. Real estate developers bought it for the land and were trying to sell off the castle. This is a brochure from the Realtor, Roy E. Burton. Continue reading Real Estate Brochure Selling Overlook Castle
If you are driving on I-95 through South Carolina, you will drive under a pedestrian bridge. It seems to be in the middle of nowhere. Continue reading Juanita M. White Crosswalk Over I-95 in South Carolina
I was contacted by Nathaniel Blood, a descendant of John Evans Brown, who built Zealandia Castle on the mountain that the tunnel in Asheville passes through.
Nathaniel Blood’s father, William Alexander “Lex” Blood, was John Brown’s great-grandson. Lex Blood’s father’s mother was Katie E. Brown. She is the one that published John Brown’s journal from Asheville to the Gold Fields, Memoirs of a Forty-Niner. Continue reading Zealandia Castle and John Evans Brown’s Family