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A Historical Lottery
February 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm$20 – $30
Decorated retired Army Col. Richard Childress, a son of Appalachia who served on President Reagan’s National Security Council, leads this introduction to the cultural legacy the settlers of Appalachia brought from Europe. He will also provide a fuller presentation of their journey from their arrival in America to their adjustment of the rugged frontier. The course highlights tragedies, the Civil War, industrialization, and humorous incidents.