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On April 24, 1964, while campaigning in support of his War on Poverty initiative, President Lyndon Johnson traveled to Inez, Kentucky to show the American public what life in rural Appalachia looke…

Welcome to Appalachia

The essays, travel guides, and recipes in this package are a reflection of the sprawling region's diverse food and culture.

Review: The Serfs of Appalachia

The author’s culprits for the plight of coal-country residents include local politicians, absentee landlords and Alexander Hamilton. Beth Macy reviews ‘Ramp Hollow’ by Steven Stoll.

The Place of Appalachia | Southern Spaces

In this essay, excerpted from Transforming Places: Lessons from Appalachia (University of Illinois Press, 2012), Barbara Ellen Smith and Stephen L. Fisher make a case for how spatial theories of power, capital, and inequality can inform our understanding of Appalachia and offer avenues for progressive change.

A Love Letter to Appalachia — THE BITTER SOUTHERNER

Photographer Roger May was born in the Tug River Valley on the West Virginia/Kentucky border. His soon-to-be published "Testify" is, he says, "a visual love letter to Appalachia, the land of my blood. This is my testimony of how I came to see the importance of home and my connection to place."

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Museum of Appalachia. Travel writer Nancy Diggs’ Exploration of her home By Matt Martella Nancy Brown Diggs has spent her literary career writing in-depth books about cultures from all over the world that she has gotten the opportunity to explore. Her newest book, In Search of Appalachia,...

In Search of Appalachia, by Nancy Diggs, covers a variety of aspects of Appalachia, from historic landmarks to the people who live there. Geology Cumberland Gap

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From the plains of Nebraska, to the peaks of Appalachia and everywhere in between, this country has too much natural beauty to let slip away. What are you doing to protect it?
Disfruta de esta rica receta de chilaquiles yucatecos, pues aunque es una versión diferente, también están llenos de sabor. Se preparan con una rica salsa de habanero, cochinita pibil y cebollas encurtidas. ¡Tu familia te los pedirá cada fin de semana!
Find peace in the quiet autumn woods as you take a tranquil train trip through the amber-coated forests of Appalachia. Find your soothing comfort aboard a sleepy train as it slowly chugs through the forest of your dreams. #SleepStory #BedtimeStories #TrainRide
{ HAPPY 4TH OF JULY } We’re located in Portsmouth, OH in the foothills of Appalachia. All the natural beauty and resources that surround us here give us a surplus of top class White Oak, Red Oak, and Walnut. All four of our collections—Solid, Engineered, Prefinished, and Style—start with logs we’ve sourced from within 400 miles of our plant. . . . . .