An Update On WNC Railroad Memorial

Sep 10, 2021

Earlier this year, our hosts spoke with their UNC Asheville colleague Dr. Dan Pierce about efforts to honor those who built the railroad into Western North Carolina in the 1800’s.  Many were African American laborers whose history has been lost, hidden, and forgotten.  We get an update on what’s transpired since, and Dr. Pierce is joined by Marion, North Carolina mayor Steve Little for this show.