Hereditary Druid of the Cuilliaéan [ The first priests and mystics of Europe are variously regarded as the mysterious "druids" -- a family and
Commonly used terms from the Appalachian Coal Mines and what they meant. Afterdamp- Toxic fumes that occur after an explosion within a mine.
A long and successful courtship was sealed by matrimony in October 1909. George F.
Life in early Appalachia wasn't always about outlaws and the thrill of blockading. It wasn't always gunfire and violence.
Alexander Wright was a locomotive fireman in Bristol, Virginia. Wright loved practical jokes, until one joke went horribly wrong.
William Wheatley and his wife rode to a religious service at neighbor's house in 1819. The Rye Cove area of Scott County still wasn’t
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The stereotypical “woman in black” has been a ominous figure throughout much of history. The Appalachian regions were no exception.
A mysterious collision occurred in Gate City, Virginia, on January 27, 1940. The victims’ families were never given reason as to why the tragedy
The Baker trial of 1891 held the region spellbound with shameless love, infidelity, and ultimately murder. The prosecution’s star witness was the mistress herself,