There is a stone column with a plaque about Fassifern School for Girls on Fleming Street Hendersonville.
Fassifern School was not just a finishing school. They had a business course as early as 1918. They had certificate programs and taught music, art, Spanish and home economics. Fassifern graduates met the requirements to be accepted at Southern Association Colleges, the University of North Carolina, Smith and Wellesley and other schools.
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Overlook Castle is a Gothic castle at 379 Town Mountain Rd, Asheville, NC. It was finished in 1914 and has had many owners and residents including a social activist, a college, a huge German shepherd, a junk man, a church, and a polyester elastic-waist pants tycoon.
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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