Echoes From the Hilltop: Margaret Henry- Heroine of the Southern Mountaineers

Echoes From the Hilltop: Margaret Henry- Heroine of the Southern Mountaineers

by Paula Cox Bowers

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781732202207
Publisher: Three Roosters Press
Publication date: 10/15/2018
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 461,503
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Paula Cox Bowers (Maryville College class of 1958) discovered the story of Margaret Henry in 2006, when she was part of a small group of volunteers who began reading and organizing Margaret's letters.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Introduction ix

Chapter 1 Who Was Margaret Henry? 1

Chapter 2 The Deep-Valley Folk of the Southern Mountains 13

Chapter 3 My Dear Old College 41

Chapter 4 Scholarships for Mountain Boys and Mountain Girls 73

Epilogue Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow 107

Acknowledgments 113

Appendix 1 Maryville College Buildings, 1868-1916 115

Appendix 2 Magnolia Cemetery 117

Appendix 3 Bettie Jane's Essay, Granny Stinnett's Funeral, Two Reports from the Field, and a Tribute 121

Appendix 4 Donors 133

Appendix 5 Biographical Sketch and Funeral Address 137

Notes 155

Index 167

About the Author 173

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