Betty Mahan, sister to Johnnie Rhea, making apple butter at Vardy 6/13/2009
On Saturday, June 13, the Vardy Historical Society held its Spring Fling from 10 am until 2 pm. The location was the Vardy Church Museum, which featured displays from the Presbyterian mission which provided education opportunities for Melungeon children from 1899 to the early 1970s.
The Spring Fling featured Appalachian crafts such as basket and chair weaving, apple butter making, corn grinding, shuck dolls, hominy making, a tractor show, and plenty of music.
Julie Jones Jordan
Sitting on Mahala's Porch
Sitting on porch of Minor Cabin; Betty Goins and Tari Adams
Bluegrass Band at Vardy
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