… and then it was just dark

… and then it was just dark

During my 20-minute presentation on “Folklore of the Eclipse” I posed the question, “What folklore will come of this event?” The question was prompted by the phenomenon of...
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notes from the land: autumn is coming

notes from the land: autumn is coming

Do you feel it? Yes, I know it’s only August, but here on The Land we’re being blessed with unseasonably cool temperatures and our minds are already turning to autumn golds. For the past...
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Foxfire Summer Leadership Film Project

Foxfire Summer Leadership Film Project

Back in June, as part of their Summer Leadership program, the Foxfire students worked with Danielle McClennan of Scratch Made Media and got a crash course on short-form documentary film making using...
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Folklore of the Eclipse :: 08.21.17

Folklore of the Eclipse :: 08.21.17

As a special program at Foxfire, we will be hosting a day of eclipse and solar folklore, games, and tours on August 21, 2017, for the Total Solar Eclipse. The northern half of Rabun County will be...
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Summer Interns: Paige Ritter

Summer Interns: Paige Ritter

Well, we’re over the hump for summer. Surprisingly, the weather has remained relatively pleasant – we’re holding the dog days at bay. Last Friday, we said goodbye to our first...
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Research Spotlight: Savannah House

Research Spotlight: Savannah House

The majority of my time as a Foxfire intern is dedicated to researching the history behind many of the log buildings here at the museum. Using resources like Foxfire’s own archives and online...
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Volume 1, No. 1

Volume 1, No. 1

This Sunday, we will be hosting former Foxfire students and past Foxfire contacts for a little homecoming dinner at The Land. It’s a chance for those of us who can make it to come together,...
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