Tag: historic

The Southwestern State Lunatic Asylum and the Forget-Me-Nots

The landscape in Southwestern Virginia flourished in the 1880s. The thriving mining industry meant towns…

Ku Klux Karma

[caption id="attachment_146" align="alignleft" width="300"] ???[/caption] American history is filled with atrocities committed by the Ku…

Melungeon Etymology

This word has been used for centuries, although in strikingly different contexts. The most likely…

M. B. “Doc” Taylor (1836-1893)

For some reason, many papers of the era list him as "C. H. 'Doc' Taylor."…

Kings Mountain Memorial Hospital

[caption id="attachment_49" align="alignleft" width="300"] Kings Mountain Memorial Hospital as a new structure, 1927.[/caption] This notable…