The Asheville Art Museum has been located at Pack Square since 1992, but the Square has been functioning as the center of Asheville for over 300 years, and before that as Cherokee American Indian land. This 12-minute video presents the land and the Square’s history.
We’d like to thank those who contributed to the success of this documentary: Scott Bunn, Barbara Duncan, PhD, David Huff Creative, David Moltke-Hansen, PhD, Daniel Pierce, PhD, Zoe Rhine, Heather South, Darin Waters, PhD, and Ione Whitlock.
Thank you to the following institutions for their research assistance: The D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, UNC Asheville, Museum of the Cherokee Indian, The North Carolina Room at Pack Memorial Library, The University of North Carolina at Asheville, The Western Regional Archives, and the State of North Carolina, Department of Cultural Resources.
And a big thanks to our staff and interns who worked so hard on this video: Eli Helms (intern), Genevieve Munch (intern), Whitney Richardson (assistant curator), and Drew Sencabaugh (intern).
Proudly produced by the Asheville Art Museum.