What makes that noise heard across the Cumberland farmland in 1907? For generations it was just part of the landscape, but in 1907 the source was discovered and a series of farms had to move on because of it.
Stonebrook, Kentucky is no stranger to trouble. From a swarm of beavers to a migration of bees, they were always at the ready. However, in 1862 it was one instrument that saved this town and was never used again.
It was August 1870 in Palm Bow, Alabama and on the 7th of that month the town celebrated their inception. It was the annual town carnival and a nine year old harpist, Mildred Frumptor was determined to perform her art, rain or shine.
Twenty years after the Civil War business was booming for the Weassle Brothers, makers of handmade roll top desks. These hillbillies in Northwest Arkansas surprised the world not only with the way they crafted wood, but also with the way they crafted words.