Mountain farmhouse in Appalachian Mountains. Carl Mydans photographer. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/071_fsab.html
Grade Level: Grade 4 and 5
Subjects: Social Studies, Computer and Technology
By Khalisa Taylor
The Learning Center – Swain County Schools
This unit is designed to give 4th and 5th grade students an understanding of the rich, diverse history of the North Carolina mountains and the people who have called these mountains home. Students will gain an appreciation for the mountain ecosystem, the Cherokee culture, and the impact of the European settlers.
Adventures of the American Mind- Western Carolina University
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- John C. Campbell Folk School, 1993 Chancellor Myron Coulter and John C. Campbell Folk School Director Jan Davidson
Presentation of 1993 Mountain Heritage Award
Comments of Chancellor Myron L. Coulter
- Carl Sandburg Nestled deep in Appalachia, in Flat Rock, North Carolina, is Connemara, a beautiful 245-acre farm. It is world-renowned for producing prized dairy goats. It is famous for another reason, as well. . .
- Migration of the Scotch-Irish from Ulster to Western North Carolina
Migration has been a major feature of human history, beginning with the earliest hunter-gatherers who ranged widely in pursuit of food. Other motives for migration have included war, […]
- Arvil Freeman, 2007
Mountain Heritage Awards presented to master fiddler Arvil Freeman and, the Cherokee dance group “The Warrorios of Ani-Kituhwa”
Western Carolina University presented its […]
- European Wild Boars In the long history of invasive species in Appalachia, no story is more striking that that of the European wild boar. Often called Russian boars. . .