The Thomas Wolfe Memorial Tour

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 3:15 PM to 6:30 PM EST
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ABA has made a donation to the Thomas Wolfe Memorial so that booksellers can tour the boarding house that inspired Look Homeward, Angel for free on Sunday, February 8. The 45-minute tour leaves from the memorial visitor center in downtown Asheville at 52 North Market Street. Tour times are 3:15 p.m., 3:45 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 5:15 p.m., and 5:45 p.m.  Reservations are not required. Shuttle buses from the Grove Park Inn will begin at noon. and during the tour hours will drop off guests directly at the Memorial Visitor Center. The shuttle will run every 15 to 20 minutes, with the last shuttle leaving the Grove Park Inn at 11:30 pm.

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