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16 Reasons to Visit in 2016: Gardens

It’s cold and blustery at Fairview today, snow blowing off the edges of the barn roofs, and a chilly wind hitting the side of the cabin. 428 more words

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16 Reasons to Visit in 2016: Find Your Roots

Roots are a symbol of what you experience during a visit to Fairview. Beyond the basic association with the flowers, vegetables, fruits, and grains that grow here, roots run deep through the story of Fairview. 217 more words

Abingdon

16 Reasons to Visit in 2016: The Beauty of Fairview

Welcome back to our “Sweet 16”, sixteen reasons you should visit Fairview in 2016! We hope you read our first post about Fairview’s rich history. Today, we want to give you a peek of another reason why we’re “sweet on” Fairview…the beauty of the grounds at Fairview. 50 more words

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16 Reasons to Visit in 2016: History

It’s February, and we are “sweet on” Fairview! Throughout the month, we’ll be sharing “16 Reasons for You to Visit in 2016”. We think you’ll love Fairview for many of the same reasons that we do! 345 more words

Abingdon

Tonight: The Mine Wars

Go inside the coal miners’ bitter battle for dignity at the dawn of the 20th century with The Mine Wars. The struggle over the material that fueled America led to the largest armed insurrection since the Civil War and turned parts of West Virginia into a bloody war zone.  35 more words

Appalachian History

Slavery and Interstate Commerce in Appalachia

As mentioned before, I am undertaking a new project that involves the study of slavery in Catoosa County. In order to do so, I am building a sturdy base by examining historiography related to slavery in the ‘Deep South’ in comparison to slavery in Appalachia. 273 more words

Civil War (Civil War Memory)