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The author discusses the time period from the close of the Civil War through the first years of the 20th century, specifically focusing on significant events in Asheville during the time period known as the 'Gilded Age.' The author focuses on the McKee family and their time at the historic Smith-McDowell House.
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Dogwood Alliance is a non-profit organization that relies on big corporations to make commitments to protect forest areas in the South. The Alliance uses public pressure to foster corporate policies that favor forest protection.
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The building that houses Grove Arcade is a historical icon in Asheville and first opened in 1929. The Grove Arcade was opened by Wiley Grove (1850-1927), who made his fortune initially by selling 'Grove's tasteless Chill Tonic.'