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Honoring the past, improving the present, and planning for the future of central Appalachia.

Since our founding in 1902, Hindman Settlement School has evolved to meet the changing needs of the region. The Settlement’s work today includes education and service programs that address the critical needs of youth and families while promoting the rich traditional arts of Appalachia.

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For this Throwback Thursday, we bring you pictures from 1910 that illustrate what we already knew: Appalachians have always been hardworking and tenacious. From the men felling trees in the wilderness to a little girl feeding chicken in the yard, Appalachians werent strangers to workπŸ’ͺImage attachmentImage attachment

For this Throwback Thursday, we bring you pictures from 1910 that illustrate what we already knew: Appalachians have always been hardworking and tenacious. From the men felling trees in the wilderness to a little girl feeding chicken in the yard, Appalachians weren’t strangers to workπŸ’ͺ See MoreSee Less

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Great photos!

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No more clipping! Use the Box Tops app to scan your store receipt, find participating products and instantly add cash to Hindman Settlement Schools earnings online. From classroom supplies to technology to library books, your Hindman can use this money to support our century-old mission.

Learn more at https://www.boxtops4education.com

No more clipping! Use the Box Tops app to scan your store receipt, find participating products and instantly add cash to Hindman Settlement School’s earnings online. From classroom supplies to technology to library books, your Hindman can use this money to support our century-old mission.

Learn more at www.boxtops4education.com
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The link seems to be broken. Can we have an update?

For this Team Tuesday, were appreciating Tiffany Thacker. Tiffany has been a ReadingCorps tutor with the Settlement School since August 2020. Tiffany served at East Perry Elementary and now serves at West Perry Elementary. Thank you Tiffany for your service to Perry County youth!

For this Team Tuesday, we’re appreciating Tiffany Thacker. Tiffany has been a ReadingCorps tutor with the Settlement School since August 2020. Tiffany served at East Perry Elementary and now serves at West Perry Elementary. Thank you Tiffany for your service to Perry County youth! See MoreSee Less

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Blessings on you for sharing the love of reading!β€πŸ“šβ€πŸ“š

Tiffany Thacker πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ˜˜

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Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a day to remember the civil rights activist from which it gets its namesake. King advocated for nonviolent protests and civil disobedience. King organized several peaceful protests that challenged the corrupt, racist system of which they were a part. 

To learn more about Dr. King, check out these sites: 
https://bit.ly/2SYagc2 
https://bit.ly/3A4BsN7 
https://nyti.ms/3IbFHJp

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a day to remember the civil rights activist from which it gets its namesake. King advocated for nonviolent protests and civil disobedience. King organized several peaceful protests that challenged the corrupt, racist system of which they were a part.

To learn more about Dr. King, check out these sites:
bit.ly/2SYagc2
bit.ly/3A4BsN7
nyti.ms/3IbFHJp
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Applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Appalachian Writers Workshop! We are thrilled to announce our faculty for poetry, creative nonfiction, and novel alongside afternoon session leaders and our Jim Wayne Miller/James Still Keynote Address presenter, journalist and author Beth Macy.

Learn more about the Workshop, faculty, and special events surrounding the 45th annual gathering at the Forks of Troublesome from July 24-29 at www.hindman.org/workshop!

Applications are now being accepted for the 2022 Appalachian Writers’ Workshop! We are thrilled to announce our faculty for poetry, creative nonfiction, and novel alongside afternoon session leaders and our Jim Wayne Miller/James Still Keynote Address presenter, journalist and author Beth Macy.

Learn more about the Workshop, faculty, and special events surrounding the 45th annual gathering at the Forks of Troublesome from July 24-29 at www.hindman.org/workshop!
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Wow Patricia Hudson, congratulations my friend! And congratulations to Waynesville native Meredith McCarroll.

When is the deadline to submit an application?

2 weeks ago
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Is that the hat Corey lost on the Matterhorn or a different hat?

3 weeks ago
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1 month ago
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The great California dulcimer adventure! On this episode the Troublesome boys traveled all the way to California to speak with Carilyn Vice and to bring home the precious cargo of historic dulcimers that she donated to Hindman Settlement School. Check it out at the links below!  

🎀https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-23-the-california-dulcimer-adventure-with/id1534188449?i=1000544113703
πŸŽ₯ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyw_3RDapNM

The great California dulcimer adventure! On this episode the Troublesome boys traveled all the way to California to speak with Carilyn Vice and to bring home the precious cargo of historic dulcimers that she donated to Hindman Settlement School. Check it out at the links below!

🎀https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-23-the-california-dulcimer-adventure-with/id1534188449?i=1000544113703
πŸŽ₯ www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyw_3RDapNM
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2 months ago
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Episode 22 with Marianne Worthington is up! Check out our conversation about her new book The Girl Singer, published on our Fireside Industries imprint with University Press of Kentucky. 

πŸŽ₯ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQTsmwe4zJc
🎀 https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-22-the-girl-singer-with-marianne-worthington/id1534188449?i=1000542111943

Episode 22 with Marianne Worthington is up! Check out our conversation about her new book "The Girl Singer", published on our Fireside Industries imprint with University Press of Kentucky.

πŸŽ₯ www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQTsmwe4zJc
🎀 podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-22-the-girl-singer-with-marianne-worthington/id1534188449?i…
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