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Blue Ridge Country

By Jean Thomas
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Table of Contents
  • 1. The Country and the People
  • The Land
    • The People
    • Blazing the Trail
    • The Mountaineer
    • 2. Land Of Feuds And Stills
    • Hatfields and Mccoys
    • Peacemaker
    • Taking Sides
    • Martin-Tolliver Troubles
    • Family Honor
    • 3. Products of the Soil
    • Timber
    • Woman’s Work
    • 4. Tradition
    • Philomel Whiffet’s Singing School
    • Riddles and Fortunes
    • The Infare Wedding
    • 5. Religious Customs
    • Funeralizing
    • Old Christmas
    • Foot-washing
    • New Light
    • 6. Superstition
    • Big Sandy River
    • Water Witch
    • Marrying on Horseback
    • Death Crown
    • A White Feather
    • 7. LEGEND
    • Crockett’s Hollow
    • The Silver Tomahawk
    • Black Cat
    • The Deer Woman and the Fawn
    • Ghost of Devil Anse
    • The Winking Corpse
    • The House with the Green Gables
    • 8. Singing on the Mountain Side
    • Of Land and River
    • Feud
    • Legend
    • Tragedy
    • Patriot
    • 9. RECLAIMING THE WILDERNESS
    • Vanishing Feudist
    • Silver Moon Tavern
    • Blooming Stills
    • Learning
    • Mountain Men
    • Coal
    • Public Works
    • Back to the Farm
    • Valley of Parks
    • When Singing Comes in, Fighting Goes Out
    • Vanishing Trail
    • INDEX
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