A lavish wedding occurred at Virginia's Emory and Henry College in May of 1855. Noted bachelor Henry Solon Kane, Esq.
Life in early Appalachia wasn't always about outlaws and the thrill of blockading. It wasn't always gunfire and violence.
The stereotypical “woman in black” has been a ominous figure throughout much of history. The Appalachian regions were no exception.
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,