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Here are the top ten articles for the Appalachia Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Granny Women Healing and Magic
There was always a Granny close enough to fetch for help.Granny Women knew the way of herbs and home remedies and also witchcraft.
2. Native American Ribbon Work
When it comes to beautiful design and creativity in clothing, Native American people are experts.
3. Battle Of Chickamauga - 1863
The Battle of Chickamauga marked the end of the Chickamauga Campaign and the Union offensive in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia.
4. Trifle and Tipsy Cake - Recipes
Trifle is often preferred as a Christmas dessert instead of the much heavier Christmas Pudding. Trifle is so pretty when carefully layered in a large trifle bowl that it is often used as a centerpiece on a buffet or the dinner table.
5. Battle Of Trenton - Christmas 1776
With severe weather conditions and the icy river threatening, crossing the Delaware River would be dangerous for General Washington and his troops.
6. New Year Customs - Irish and Scotch
One of the largest group of immigrants were the Scotch and Irish. Here are some of their New Year customs, traditions, and superstitions.
7. Great Smoky Mountains - Cherokee Legends
If we peer into the deep forests and beyond the mists we find places that are filled with legends of mystery and myths that come from ages past.
8. Appalachian Dancing Dolls
One of the oldest and most fun of all traditional folk art is the dancing doll. These dolls are called jig dolls, limberjacks, busker's puppet, clogger, jigger, paddle doll or just dancing doll.
9. Battle Of Trenton 1776 - Victory
By the time Rall's adjutant heard what was happening and woke Rall up, the Battle of Trenton was well underway.
10. Mammoth Cave Kentucky - Ghosts And Mummies
Visitors to the cave since the early 1800s have reported hearing voices, whispers, disembodied steps, and coughs from unexplained sources. Even some apparitions have been seen by many people.
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