The Thomas Wolfe Memorial 15 Years Later

wolfe buttonIn July 1998, the Thomas Wolfe Memorial in Asheville, NC, suffered a devastating fire at the hands of an arsonist. Nearly 15 years later, the organization serves as a fantastic case study in a cultural institution’s recovery after disaster. Martha Battle Jackson, chief curator for North Carolina’s Division of State Historic Sites and Properties, discussed the lessons that can be learned from this disaster and the organization’s six-year road to recovery.


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Recorded: Thursday, July 25, 2013

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes

Guest Expert: Martha Battle Jackson, Chief Curator, Division of State Historic Sites and Properties, North Carolina



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