- New Article on AppalachianHistory.net
- Hiking up Simmons Gap & a visit to the Wyant Cemetery on the Peter Wyant place
- The Mountain Memories Project (Shenandoah National Park’s displaced mountain residents)
- Taking a trip to the Dean Cemetery (within Shenandoah National Park) 10-12-14
- 1st Annual Blue Ridge Homecoming
Monthly Archives: January 2013
Sometime soon I’d like to touch on the history behind Shenandoah National Park…which now owns the land of many of my ancestors. Here’s a couple of postcards from my personal collection showing the top of Swift Run Gap which looks … Continue reading
Here’s a classic photo of Ralph Cave and other family members making lard, an act many mountain residents participated in.
Reading from the book of Luke, the 3rd chapter and 16th verse, “John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to … Continue reading
I was recently asked about the marriage of William “Zeb” Zebedee Lam to Susanna “Rainey” Luraine Ellen Meadows. Here’s a great photo of Zeb & Rainey somewhere around the time of their marriage (c. Feb, 1880).
Quoting the late Rev. John G. Dubosq (originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) who spent most of his time preaching at Jollett Bible Mission in the Jollett Hollow region of Page County, VA… “Yea. It has been hundreds of them have been … Continue reading
I figured I would add a couple pictures to the story of Bela Lam & The Greene County Singers entitled: Row Us Over The Tide. Enjoy… Bela & Rose Lam standing on either side of Millie Lam Bela & Rose … Continue reading