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Trivia: Why is there a castle in Asheville, NC called Zealandia? Why is there an area in New Zealand called Swannanoa?

Zealandia Castle on Mountain at Asheville, N.C.

If you drive over Beaucatcher Mountain instead of through the tunnel, you drive under a bridge. This is Zealandia Bridge. It is also called Helen’s Bridge after a woman who is supposed to have committed suicide here.  This was the …