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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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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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Recognize Anyone?

The only 2 ID’s I have for this photo are of the men riding the horses: Doss Meadows & Van Taylor. I’d love to hear from someone that has the rest of the ID’s that go along with his one!

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A Visit To Meadows/Devil’s Jump Cemetery

In March of 2012 myself, Larry Lamb, & Greg Lam ventured into Jollett Hollow intent on visiting old home sites, telling stories, and visiting the Meadows/Devil’s Jump cemetery where it’s believed that many of our ancestors are buried. The location … 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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