Our Southern Highlanders

Our Southern Highlanders

by Horace Kephart

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Our Southern Highlanders by Horace Kephart


This expanded 3rd edition of Horace Kephart’s classic work includes eight articles that were not included in any of the earlier editions, including stories on rifle making, moonshiners and revenuers, mountain culture, and the proposed new national park in the Smokies. This special GSMA edition also features a new introduction by Kephart scholar George Ellison who reveals new information about the complex life and works of the author. Illustrated with historic photos by Kephart, George Masa, and others, this edition is fully indexed for the first time!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781329917057
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication date: 02/20/2016
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 861,293
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Before coming the mountains, Horace Kephart (1862-1931) served as librarian of the prestigious Mercantile Library in St. Loius. His significant work, however, was done after he came to live in the Southern Appalachians in 1904. He played important roles in the establishment of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Appalachian Trail.

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Our Southern Highlanders 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
After reading many books on appalachian history and adventuous pioneers of the smoky mountain region. I beleive Horace Kephart made his life a signature in writing this book,it is so vivid in detail that you will feel just as he did in his experieces. The only way to know what I am describing is to experience this word of marvel called OUR SOUTHERN HIGHLANDERS.
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