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About Blue Ridge Ramblings....

For as long as I can remember history has always held a special place in my heart. Genealogy has always played a large part in my history research....

New Article on AppalachianHistory.net

News of The Mountain Memories Project is going around and gaining steam! http://www.appalachianhistory.net/2014/11/mountain-memories-project.html

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Hiking up Simmons Gap & a visit to the Wyant Cemetery on the Peter Wyant place

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The Mountain Memories Project (Shenandoah National Park’s displaced mountain residents)

Do you know of someone that needs their story preserved for the younger generations to enjoy? I’m looking for folks that were directly affected by the displacement from SNP. PLEASE contact me at BlueRidgeRambling@gmail.com to setup an appointment to have … Continue reading

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Taking a trip to the Dean Cemetery (within Shenandoah National Park) 10-12-14

On October 12th my wife & I began a trip from the far south end of Skyline Drive into Shenandoah National Park with a visit to the Dean Cemetery on our agenda. The following photos are what we captured during our trip. … Continue reading

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1st Annual Blue Ridge Homecoming

On Saturday October 11th, my Facebook group “Blue Ridge Genealogy” held it’s first annual “Blue Ridge Homecoming” just below Swift Run Gap. The following is a video of the attendees and speakers. Enjoy!!!!

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Friday Night Foot-Tappin’…..

Tonight’s foot-tappin’ selections showcase a few artists that are keeping the roots of Bluegrass & early string music alive today. Enjoy…

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Out-of-Towners Close Call….

While scanning old newspapers I came cross this article some time back. Although it holds no family research value, Naked Creek is the stream that flows through my family “stomping grounds”. Enjoy…

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