Barns, outbuildings, and most houses in the Southern region were almost always supported by a simple series of stone piers. Twentieth hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical Survey
of Log Structures in Southern Appalachia."
Bo Bradham plays fiddle with Peter Jung's guitar and bass accompaniment (2 tracks) in a sudio in Vermont. Bo wrote: Every time I hear this tune I think of Fiddler's Grove - somebody always plays it in the final round of the contest there.
Chimneys found in Appalachia today are almost always of fitted field stone, except in sections of eastern Tennessee where the proper clay for brickmaking was found. Twenty-third hyperlinked image in the essay "Historical
Survey of Log...
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In this letter to his friend (Dr. Roland D. Carter, Department of English, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga), Stuart writes about the release of some of his writing. He writes that he wrote one touching story for a purpose because "men...