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The Role of Chestnuts in Appalachian Life
Event Type:Lecture/Presentation
Location:Peterson Conference Center
Thursday, January 31, 2013
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Academics & Support,Cultural Arts,Faculty/Staff Development,Public Interest - for non-MHC attendees,Student Life & Activities
Furgiuele, Hannah
Department:Ramsey Center for Regional Studies

Dr. Charlotte Ross will present a program on the ways the chestnut blight in the 1930s and 1940s combined with outside forces to change Appalachian society forever.  A representative of the American Chestnut Foundation will be present with information about current efforts to restore the American chestnut tree.  This program is made possible by a grant from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a state-wide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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