This map spotlights the stops on our 2018 Fall in the Cumberlands tour. The “natural” route is Berea, Ky. to Oak Ridge, Tenn. to Elizabethtown, Ky.
“I just plain hated the idea of that object being hauled to Terre Haute or Dayton and made into a table completely removed from the context of the region, and from the people who made it and used it.” Thus spoke John Rice Irwin,… Continue Reading “Appalachian Artifacts & Lore”
Fifty-two years ago, 12 young people from East Tennessee walked into history and changed the world. And yet their struggle was little-noted, nor long-remembered until another motivated band formed the Green McAdoo Cultural Center. In 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision… Continue Reading “March of the “Clinton 12””