Scotia Mine Disaster of 1976

I found this article in the Lexington Herald Leader and thought I would share it with you.  This mining disaster

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Growing up Barefoot Memoirs of Connie Sweeney Murphy

Page 1 My mother tells me that in 1959, I was born in an old wooden house up a hollow

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National Forests of Appalachia

Appalachia has very beautiful landscape. In order to protect and preserve the landscape, in 1911, Congress passed the Weeks Act,

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Mission Of Hope: Sharing Hope in Rural Appalachia

http://www.missionofhope.org/index.htm Mission of Hope is a charity/volunteer organization who’s goal is to help impoverished children and their families in rural Appalachia. Currently, the

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Home.

I remember those clear summer nights. Never too hot never too cold. I could see clearly, Climbing to the top

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Appalachian Folk's Favorite Links

  IN ORDER TO ACCESS THE LINKS, PLEASE SCROLL DOWN AND CLICK “SEE REST OF THE STORY” Author Thomas Freese

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