Monthly Archives: August 2017

Abijah Alley of Long Holler, Virginia

The July 2017 edition of the American Communal Societies Quarterly  features a 40 page article which is the first investigation by academic scholars of a remarkable 19th century Virginian, Abijah Alley (1791-1866) of Long Hollow (aka holler) in Scott County. … Continue reading

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Alice Barr Johnson in the Journal of the Johnson Library and Museum

One of the unexpected discoveries made in my visit to Osceola is how vividly Alice Barr Johnson is remembered by the family and community, and how strongly her presence is felt in the Johnson Library and Museum and the St. … Continue reading

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