Monthly Archives: July 2010

Looking at Anna

Please welcome guest blogger Cheri Daniels, of Georgetown, KY.  Author of the Journeys Past blog, Cheri’s a professional genealogist, historian, researcher, gardener, writer, photographer, librarian, and bookworm extraordinaire! ‘Looking at Anna’ originally ran on her blog on June 12. Born to John and Emma (Fliehmann) Beyersdoerfer in 1901, Anna was the youngest daughter of nine […]

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Listen Here: Appalachian History weekly posts today

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 right side of your screen. If you’d rather grab the show off itunes for later listening, click here: We open today’s show with a look at the life of […]

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Listen Here: Appalachian History weekly posts today

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 right side of your screen. If you’d rather grab the show off itunes for later listening, click here: We open today’s show with a look at the impact of […]

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Yeahoh, Yahoo or Bigfoot?

Long before it became the brand of a search engine, the creature whose uttered cry gave it a name haunted Kentuckians. Daniel Boone told tales of “killing a ten-foot, hairy giant he called a Yahoo,” says John Mack Faragher in a 1992 biography of Boone. The Yahoos are hairy man-like creatures in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s […]

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