Monthly Archives: December 2014

Book Review: “Shenandoah: A Story of Conservation and Betrayal”

The following is a review of Sue Eisenfeld’s new book about the hearty mountaineers who¬†lived in the Blue Ridge Mountains before creation of Shenandoah National Park, and who were evicted and moved from their homes to make way for the … Continue reading

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Into the Unknown: Our Intrepid German Ancestors

We are nearly all the descendants of immigrants, those hearty people who risked everything to start again in a new land. Their bravery and fortitude made our country what it is today, made each of us what we are today. … Continue reading

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