Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Stories-A History of Appalachia

Jul 31, 2021

In 1912 a Carroll County, Virginia, man was sentenced to serve a one year sentence in the state penitentiary. The announcement of that sentence set off a gun battle that became one of the worst incidences of violence ever to occur in an American courtroom.

You can subscribe to the Stories podcast at Apple...


Jul 24, 2021

In 1931 Knox County, Tennessee, sheriff's deputies, along with federal Prohibition officers, found something very interesting underneath a house in Knoxville.

You can subscribe to the Stories podcast on your favorite podcast app.

Thanks for listening and thanks for sharing our stories with your friends!


Jul 17, 2021

Shortly after the end of the Civil War an orphan boy disappeared near the High Knob, on the border of Scott and Wise Counties in Virginia. Today we tell a story that's been handed down for over a hundred years of an Appalachian unsolved mystery!

You can subscribe to the audio version of our podcast on your favorite...


Jul 10, 2021

Today we tell the story of the Wonderland Hotel and the area around it, Elkmont, both part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  

You can subscribe to the Stories podcast on your favorite podcast app.

Thanks for listening!


Jul 3, 2021

In the 1920s a young woman opened a business providing moonshine to all the bootleggers in the Harlan, Kentucky, area during Prohibition.  After Prohibition she opened a store that sold legal liquor.  She also sold moonshine there, for which she was arrested and tried and served her one and only jail sentence, even...