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Stories-A History of Appalachia

Jun 30, 2018

Granny women are those older ladies in Appalachia who have learned the traditional healing arts, using methods and plants handed down by previous generations of pioneers and Native Americans.  Sometimes, though, granny women ain't women.  

Today we tell the story of Scott County's Tom Carter and his amazing salve.

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Jun 23, 2018

Today we tell the story of one of the meanest men to roam southern West Virginia and how he met his fate at the hands of mob justice.  

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Jun 16, 2018

A young man from Harlan, Kentucky, fought for the Confederacy in the Civil War, then returned home to study law with his father.  This man had the world in his hands...until alcohol took it away, costing him his law practice.  Soon he headed west to reclaim his life, and that's where today's podcast kicks into high...


Jun 9, 2018

Today we tell the story of the torching of two North Carolina churches by a very unlikely arsonist.  

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Jun 2, 2018

Today, we finish telling the story of one of the first Indian wars in the west, Lord Dunmore's war.

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