Please welcome guest blogger Bob Sloan. My grandfather, William Baldwin Sloan, was born in 1877, in Rowan County, Kentucky. I was thirteen when he died, young enough far too many questions went unasked. Like, how’d a mountain kid born on an isolated Appalachian ridge get the name “Baldwin?” I never met another man named “Baldwin.” [...]comments
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Please welcome guest blogger Bob Sloan. This is about a man who’s a legend where I live, a man who once walked the same ground as the rest of us, but left such a track more than seventy years after his death in 1935, people still talk about him. When I was a boy it [...]comments