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Burgoo and Mint Juleps At The Derby - Recipe
The Kentucky Derby Festival is Kentucky's largest single annual event and is a festive build-up for the famous Kentucky Derby. Burgoo and Mint Juleps is something looked forward to with great enthusiasm.
Living History Museums In Appalachia Regions
One thing that many people love to do is visit historical sites and learn what it was like in bygone days. The best way to do this is to visit a living history museum.
Granny Women Healing and Magic
There was always a Granny close enough to fetch for help.Granny Women knew the way of herbs and home remedies and also witchcraft.
Land Of The Powhatan - History Through The 1600s
By the time the European settlement of Jamestown was built in 1607, Powhatan had added several other tribes to his domain to total thirty tribes under his control. This formed a powerful affiliation of the Powhatan paramountcy.
An Appalachian Doll's Story
Short fictional story about a cloth doll made in 1665 in Jamestown, based on facts of how the early settlers lived.
Appalachian Style Quilts
Patches of family history will show up in the quilts made by women throughout Appalachian regions. A quilt is much like a scrapbook of times past. Included here are instructions on how to make a simple Appalachian style rag quilt.
Folk Festivals In Appalachia
Do you like folk art, crafts, old timey music, dancing, good food and cheerful folks? You will find these wonderful things all throughout the Appalachian regions during the summer and fall months.
Raven Mocker Legend
Often someone will begin telling stories. Sometimes the stories can get scary enough to send chills down the spine and make hair on the arms of listeners rise in a field of goosebumps.
Maple Sap Gathering and Dutch Baby Recipe
Long before Europeans came to the shores of what is now northeastern America, Indian tribes of Vermont and surrounding areas were gathering sap from the sugar maple trees to make a delicious syrup. One of the foods they put this wonderful syrup on is Dutch Babies.
Turkey Soup Recipe
Winter is the best time for homemade soups and a good old fashioned turkey soup will warm up the kitchen and put smiles on faces.
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