Update on Arden: Some Notes on Enslaved Labor in Buncombe County

Weโ€™re posting an addendum to our Instagram post on Arden thanks to the really insightful question posed by local writer Ami Worthen (@amiwhoa) in the comments. Our original post read, โ€œThe painting featured depicts โ€œStruanโ€ a home built in the Arden area in 1847 by Alexander Robertson, a wealthy rice planter from South Carolina who … Continue reading Update on Arden: Some Notes on Enslaved Labor in Buncombe County