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,
The term, “white liver,” has recently found its way into Appalachian discussions. According to legend, if a woman has the dreaded white liver, her