Appalachia

Twenty Years Later: The Story of a Veteran

Twenty Years Later: The Story of a Veteran

As we mark twenty years since the attacks on September 11, we look back at the conflicts that followed this tragic event in American history. In 2014, Foxfire student Thomas Fountain interviewed...
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It Still Lives, Episode 9: Bleaching Apples

It Still Lives, Episode 9: Bleaching Apples

September in the North Georgia mountains means it is finally apple season! Listen along as we explore an old method of preserving apples: bleaching apples. This unique process preserve fruit by...
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Woodworking in the Mountains

Woodworking in the Mountains

If you visit the museum this fall, you’ll encounter our newest exhibit on woodworking in Appalachia. In a densely wooded area before logging removed all the old-growth trees, folks in the...
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Community Dye Day

Community Dye Day

Join us for a community dye day! Bring a plain white article that is 100% cotton such as a t-shirt, bandana, or tote bag. Drop it off in our indigo pot at the beginning of your self-guided tour....
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Blacksmithing Hammer-In

Blacksmithing Hammer-In

Join us for this community event for both blacksmiths and the general public! Walk through the Foxfire Museum and visit with blacksmiths from throughout Southern Appalachia. Learn about the craft...
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Cooking Appa-Latin: A Culinary Crossover

Cooking Appa-Latin: A Culinary Crossover

Last week the Foxfire Museum hosted Appa-Latin, which was an exploration of Latin American and Appalachian foodways. We made recipes which were a fusion of the two regions and spanned many different...
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