Archives of Appalachia

A Unit of the Center for Appalachian Studies & Services at East Tennessee State University

Monthly Archives: July, 2012

An Appalachian in Mexico

In the early nineteenth century, the idea of “Manifest Destiny” – the desire of Americans to spread the country across the continent – was popular thoughout the United States. With Texas in … Continue reading

July 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

ETSU’s Arboretum Roots

In case you missed this piece of news about ETSU’s newest Arboretum additions, take a look: ETSU receives gift of two American Chestnut trees as part of a national restoration … Continue reading

July 17, 2012 · 2 Comments

Rainy Day Wonderings

We felt just a bit waterlogged here at the Archives as we watched the rain fall the past few days, although it is nice to see the plants perk up. Earlier this week, … Continue reading

July 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Happy Independence Day!

The Archives of Appalachia hopes you have a great (and safe) Fourth of July! Here are some photographs of past festivities:

July 3, 2012 · Leave a comment