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Stories-A History of Appalachia

Nov 24, 2018

In hundreds of thousands of years not one human being had ever been known to have been hit by a meteorite.  Then, in 1954, that lucky streak came to an end, in Sylacauga, Alabama.  Today we tell that story.

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Nov 17, 2018

In 1934 a woman from a wealthy Kentucky family was kidnapped by a failed law student and former mental patient. Today we tell that story.

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Nov 10, 2018

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park was formed out of privately owned farms, woodlands, pastures and homes that had been purchased by the government.  Most of the structures on those tracts of land were torn down and nature allowed to take its course.  One piece of property, though, has not had its buildings removed...

Nov 3, 2018

Born in North Carolina, then moving to what's now West Virginia, Nancy Hart Douglas was a Confederate guide, scout and spy during the Civil War.  We tell her story on this episode of the podcast.

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