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Appalachian Mountain Culture and Ghost Stories : Southern U.S.A Culture, History & Travel

Appalachian Mountain Culture and Ghost Stories : Southern U.A Culture, History & Travel

Melungeons are an obscure tri-racial (white, black, and American Indian) community in Appalachia — Virginia and Tennessee. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The Posterity Project: DNA study sheds new light on my Melungeon ancestry.

Bob Denver

Gilligan’s Island Answers and Winners!

"It would be the Ulster Scots rather than the English or the Irish that would take stock of later English policies and decide in the greatest numbers to leave Ireland for America.  Thus would start the first great Celtic migration out of Ireland, which would begin in the early 1700's and did not cease until the beginning of the American Revolution in 1776."  (Fm "Born Fighting" p91, by Jim Webb)

Daniel Boone Escorting Settlers through the Cumberland Gap (George Caleb Bingham, oil on canvas,

Appalachia Mountain Folklore: Micheal Rivers: 9780764340062: Amazon.com: Books

Appalachia Mountain Folklore: Micheal Rivers: 9780764340062: Amazon.com: Books

Moonshine in the North Georgia Mountains - White Liquor Legacy The heyday of moonshine production in Rabun County was the decades between 1920 and 1960

In an era when corn was plentiful and dollars were not, Rabun County men, like their neighbors in all of Georgia and much of Appalachia, turned to the production and selling of moonshine to put food on the table for their families. Is it needed today?

Devil John Wright "The Law In the Cumberland Mountains". Eastern Ky. Southwest Va.....John Wesley Wright, native of Letcher County, Kentucky, was generally known as "Bad" or "Devil" John Wright, descriptions that were warmly used by his neighbors and friends. These nicknames were also attributed to him by his enemies, but assuredly in 'not so warm' a manner.

Devil John Wright "The Law In the Cumberland Mountains". John Wesley Wright, native of Letcher County, Kentucky, was generally known as "Bad" or "Devil" John Wright, descriptions that were warmly used by his neighbors and friends.

Minnie Pearl and Charlie; Pineville, Kentucky by John Edwin May

George "handsome" Jenkins and wife Tammy Lee Jenkins - Museum of Appalachian Culture and Antiquity

Returning home on muleback with a sack of meal. Knox County, KY, 1940. Library of Congress

Returning home on muleback with a sack of meal. Knox County, KY, Library of Congress

Mountain children on steps of school in Breathitt County, Kentucky Marion Post Wolcott September 1940

mountain children on steps of school in Breathitt County, Kentucky / Marion Post Wolcott / September 1940

Loew's Theatre, 625 South Fourth Street, Louisville, Jefferson, KY

Loew's Theatre, 625 South Fourth Street, Louisville, Jefferson, KY

Print Collection - Loew's Theatre, 625 South Fourth Street, Louisville, Jefferson, KY

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