This is our database of frequently asked questions and their answers. If you don’t see a question here, and would like to ask, do so via our Contact Page.
“Where are you located?”
In Southwestern Virginia. We’re in Scott County.
“Do you perform genealogical look-ups?”
Not at this time.
“What do you hope to accomplish?”
To chronicle and document. To eliminate stereotypes and misinformation regarding the Appalachians and Appalachian residents.
Appalachian Questions & Stereotypes
“What’s the biggest issue facing Appalachian residents?”
Unemployment. Nearly every problem facing the people stems, in some way, from a lack of opportunity or a lack of jobs.
“Are drugs really such a problem in Appalachian areas?”
Statistics currently have rural areas, everywhere, on average with more urban places. It remains unknown if this is a genuine issue, or if lesser populated regions are just reaching rates found in denser populations.