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Sunday morning in the Shenandoah: The “Natty B”

August 2, 2015 by


There are pieces of art from the antebellum era that capture a romance that is impossible to find today. While Hermann Meyer’s work was just one from that time period, it offers a portrayal of the Natural Bridge that I appreciate most. Of course, what it portrays is a time before European arrival in the […]

Shaking things up on a broader scale… unraveling the myths of Native Americans in the Shenandoah Valley

October 30, 2011 by


It’s nearly everywhere you turn when reading about Native Americans in the Valley… inconsistency and/or one of a small number of standardized, mind-numbed, tracked approaches to the subject. … and… oh yes, by the way… …just how do we know that the word “Shenandoah” really means (loosely interpreted, or not) “Daughter of the Stars”? For […]


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