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The Life and Legacy of H. R. W. Hill

“I want my negroes [sic] well treated. But for Abolitionism, I should have been able to do more for them.” Continue reading

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Reflections on Appalachia, Part One: Mountaineers are Always Free!

I am taken with the stories of the settlement of my home region in the early history of the United States.  The mountains became a home of hope for many who were getting away from something worse somewhere else.  Their … Continue reading

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