Alabama’s oldest Baptist congregation will be 202 years old this year. Or not, depending on whom you ask. Elder John Nicholson led the first worship on October 2, 1808 at the home of James Deaton in Killingsworth Cove (now part of Huntsville.) And for 170 of those 202 years the congregants who’ve adhered to the [...]comments
Stories, quotes and anecdotes.
Monthly Archives: May 2010
Appalachians get their easy going way of life from the Scotch Irish. An Appalachian can sit on his porch and rock all day without getting an ulcer over it. Most Americans have to be up and about doing something all the time. A personality characteristic of Appalachian people that tends to get them into trouble [...]comments
We post a new episode of Appalachian History weekly podcast every Sunday. You can start listening right away by clicking the podcast icon over on the left side of your screen. If you’d rather grab the show off itunes for later listening, click here: We open today’s show with the Reconstruction era story of the [...]comments