Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Girl in the Red-Velvet Swing

Back in 1901, the big hit on Broadway was Floradora, a musical dealing with the problems associated with getting proper, young ladies engaged to proper, young men. In it was a show-stopping song called, Tell Me Pretty Maiden, Are There … Continue reading

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The Hatfield – McCoy Feud Lasted More Than Thirty Years

In the Appalachian Mountains, the Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River separates Mingo County in Southwestern West Virginia and Pike County in Eastern Kentucky — and between the years 1861 -1893 it also separated two families which have come … Continue reading

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