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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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Religion In The Mountains….Part 3

The third installment of my running series on religion in the Blue Ridge will simply be a photo. The photo shows how tight-knit these mountain communities were. Can you imagine this many folks gathering together in this day & age … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Sweethearts…

Today got me thinking about all of the “couples” photos we see while thumbing through old memories. Here’s a few for your viewing pleasure…

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Beginning The Project…

For quite some time I’ve wanted to begin a project that would tell the true story of the mountain residents from the areas in and around Rockingham & Page County VA. If you, or anyone you know would like to … Continue reading

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…”just some old books”…

During a trip to my Grandfather’s house to scan family photos I stumbled across a real gem as far as Blue Ridge area genealogy is concerned. The original purpose of my trip was just to catch up and scan pictures … Continue reading

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Down In The River To Pray…Religion In The Mountains – Part 2

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

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Just A Closer Walk With Thee….Religion In The Mountains – Part 1

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

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