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  • In 1915 Cecil Sharp, an important collector of traditional English ballads, was informed that many Appalachian singers were singing old English songs ...

    Cecil Sharp

    In 1915 Cecil Sharp, an important collector of traditional English ballads, was informed that many Appalachian singers were singing old English songs …

  • In the early 20th century, the Appalachian forest was subjected to devastating large-scale commercial exploitation for the first time. At […]

    Cradle of Forestry

    In the early 20th century, the Appalachian forest was subjected to devastating large-scale commercial exploitation for the first time. At […]

  •   Since the early 1700s, travelers have reported seeing the mysterious Brown Mountain Lights on clear, moonless nights. According to […]

    Brown Mountain Lights

      Since the early 1700s, travelers have reported seeing the mysterious Brown Mountain Lights on clear, moonless nights. According to […]