“Fitzgerald spent two bumpy summers in Asheville, at the Grove Park Inn. A massive shelter of craggy granite stones, turning one hundred years old this year, the Grove Park has rocking chairs on the terrace, huge fireplaces and a history of well-known visitors who came there for the clean mountain air, and ‘rest, relaxation and respite.’”
F. Scott And Zelda Fitzgerald’s dark chapter in Asheville, North Carolina, a period contributor Win Bassett wrote about this past July.
Pictured: Grove Park, where F. Scott Fitzgerald stayed there in the summers of 1935 and 1936. His wife Zelda lived across the valley at Highland Hospital, a psychiatric facility.

“Fitzgerald spent two bumpy summers in Asheville, at the Grove Park Inn. A massive shelter of craggy granite stones, turning one hundred years old this year, the Grove Park has rocking chairs on the terrace, huge fireplaces and a history of well-known visitors who came there for the clean mountain air, and ‘rest, relaxation and respite.’”

F. Scott And Zelda Fitzgerald’s dark chapter in Asheville, North Carolina, a period contributor Win Bassett wrote about this past July.

Pictured: Grove Park, where F. Scott Fitzgerald stayed there in the summers of 1935 and 1936. His wife Zelda lived across the valley at Highland Hospital, a psychiatric facility.

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