Appalachia: The Region and its People
CSEGA: Marshall University's Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Gender in Appalachia
Appalachian Region Commission: government commission on Appalachia
Appalachian Trail Conservancy: home page of the Appalachian Trail
Foxfire.org:the group that creates the Foxfire books
Dialect of the Appalachian People: online article from West Virginia History
Southern Appalachian English: website from the University of South Carolina on and about Appalachian English; check out the bibliography!
DARE Language Distribution Maps: in color, these are the "regions" of American English as compiled in the Dictionary of American English; here, also is a list of linguistic regions each state is part of.
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National Civil War sites are extremely close to Shepherdstown. Included beside each website is the driving distance from Shepherdstown to the individual park according to Google Maps' driving directions.
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park: 12-15 miles depending on the route (20-24 min away)
Antietam National Battlefield: 5.4 miles (11 minutes away)
Gettysburg National Military Park: 49.3-67.3 miles depending on the route (1hr and 10 minutes-1 hr and 30 minutes away)
American Memory from the Library of Congress: Browse historical collections on diverse topics, including African American History.
American Experience: Official website of the PBS history show; browse by topic, time period or simply watch the videos in order by air date.