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 institutionā€™s recovery after disaster. Martha Battle Jackson, chief curator for North Carolinaā€™s Division of State Historic Sites and Properties, discussed the lessons that can be learned from this disaster and the organizationā€™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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