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Victorian Designed Homes Built In Brevard

Picturing The Past  

 

Last updated 2/17/2020 at 3:25pm

The W.A. and Eliza Gash House once stood on South Gaston Street in Brevard across from the library amphitheater. (Courtesy photo)

Waightstill Avery Gash was a son of Leander and Margaret Gash, making him a great-great grandson of Waightstill Avery. Avery had been a lawyer and an officer in the North Carolina militia during the American Revolution.

Waightstill Gash was well-educated, studied law under Col. W.W. Jones and was admitted to the bar in 1881. He was a prominent attorney and businessman in Brevard for many years.

On June 16, 1897, Gash married Elise Walker, a widow from Georgetown, S.C. The couple built a home on Gaston Street in Brevard where they lived with Mrs. Gash's two daughters.

The late Victorian-sty...



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