Please welcome guest blogger Shea Daniels. Daniels is a Creative Writing major at Ohio University through the Appalachian Scholars Program, one of Future Women of Appalachia’s co-founders, and its Director of Big Ideas. “FWA believes that every girl deserves to be a girl,” she says, “and we believe that empowering girls and young women is [...]comments
Stories, quotes and anecdotes.
Monthly Archives: September 2010
The matter was brought about in this way. “I had proposals made to me,” Daniel Hiester, Jr. stated many years afterwards, “by the late Mr. Hager to be connected with his family. I was then young, and had not before that time had any serious thoughts of contracting a marriage. But those proposals came from [...]comments
Please welcome Jim Casada, a son of the N. C. Smokies, who has written or edited more than 50 books. His most recent effort, “Fly Fishing in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park: An Insider’s Guide to a Pursuit of Passion,” was described by noted literary figure Nick Lyons as “a book anyone who knows [...]comments
HOME The tall, white house on the high green hill, looking down on the sleepy little town, was the home of my childhood, home of my heart, still, though I’ve lived and roamed the world around. At first it was a dream in my father’s heart, who wanted the best for his own, the house [...]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 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 1997 interview of Kentucky banjo [...]comments