Public History

Meet the “Browns”!

Meet the “Browns”!

As in, Brown University students Halle Fowler and Amelia Golcheski. Perhaps it was serendipity or just coincidence, but this summer we have the honor of hosting these two outstanding young scholars...
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Shape Note Music in the Chapel

Shape Note Music in the Chapel

  The image of a local church nestled deep within the Appalachian Mountains, beloved by those in the community and serving as a site of local music and worship, is one of the most iconic...
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Spring Colors!

Spring Colors!

Our first annual girl scout day was a success! Among the many demonstrators who came to share their craft with the girl scouts was our resident village weaver, Sharon Grist. Sharon did a special dye...
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Foxfire Fellowship Program

Foxfire Fellowship Program

In order to provide more opportunities for high-school-aged students in Rabun County, Foxfire is altering its long-running magazine program. After much discussion within our organization and with...
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Foxfire Museum in the Digital Age

Foxfire Museum in the Digital Age

  The winter weather may be keeping us indoors, but it’s given us the opportunity to try out some new things! Over the past few weeks, we’ve been trying out some 3D modelling of artifacts. As...
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Notes From the Land: Meet Kami Ahrens

Notes From the Land: Meet Kami Ahrens

Just as the turning leaves in the trees began to paint the mountains, I made my journey from Lincoln, Nebraska down to Mountain City to start as the Assistant Curator and Education Outreach...
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