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Lakewood Park, which opened in Charlotte in 1910, provided residents many entertainment opportunities. The Lakewood Pavilion hosted musical performances and dance contests, and the Lakewood Casino featured plays by the Bijou Stock Company among its offerings. Heavy rains and a tornado destroyed the park in 1936.
Between 1880 and 1930, Asheville, located in the mountains in Buncombe County, became a destination place for wellness. Physicians sent many patients with tuberculosis there during the fifty-year period, hoping to cure or improve their disease.