How tourism, not TB, became Asheville’s ticket

Happy 100th to the House that Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic Built.

A cornucopia of anecdotes in the Citizen-Times (hat tip, John L. Robinson) points out that the Grove Park Inn  prevented Asheville from becoming tuberculosis sanitarium to the nation,  gave refuge to Warren G. Harding during the Teapot Dome Scandal and even served as a POW camp (!)  during World War II.


Midweek link dump: Prehistoric ‘Bones’

— Lakers vs. Celtics, old school. Old, old school. Check out this game program  coverboy.

— Sea Level’s loss is Staten Island’s gain.

— The House that 4-H Peanuts Built has been relocated to a former camp for German POWs.