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My Life as Ephraim Cutler

I knew of Cutler’s presence and influence in my community from an early age; Cutler had been one of the organizers of the famed ‘Coonskin’ Library established there in 1804 by area residents who craved printed materials on the then US frontier. Cutler was the first secretary of the Western Library, the real name of the subscription library. School children of the town frequently presented a play portraying the creation of this library.


Thoughts on Appalachian Heritage Day at Ohio University

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 […]

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