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Volume 27, Number 1

Spring 2001 Goldenseal
Kara Beth Withrow and other members of Appalachian Lads and Lassies from Putnam County performs the Highland dance, Argyll Broadswords, at last year's Vandalia Gathering. Vandalia will celebrate its 25th anniversary this Memorial Day weekend. Photograph by Michael Keller.

Published by the
Bob Wise, Governor

Division of Culture and History
Nancy Herholdt, Commissioner

John Lilly, Editor

Cornelia Crews Alexander
Circulation Manager

Anne H. Crozier
Publication Design

Spring 2001


2 From the Editor

3 Letters From Readers
8 Current Programs, Events, Publications
11 "Quilt of Happy Memories"
Mabel Moore of Nallen
By Fawn Valentine
16 Mabel Moore Talks Quilting
19 Book Review
West Virginia Quilts and Quiltmakers:
Echoes from the Hills
20 The Honeymoon's Over
Selling Souvenirs on U.S. Route 50
By Carl E. Feather
27Born in the Hills
Bill & Mary Moats of Preston County
By Donna Nice
32 Don Bosco
Agricultural Education in Randolph County
By David W. Bartemes
36 A Night on Kumbrabow
By David W. Bartemes
38 Red Clay Memories
My Early Life in Turner Hollow
By Charles E. Kirk
44 "He Just Loved the Music"
Traditional Fiddler Red Henline
By Robert Spence
49 Remembering Red
By John Gallagher
50 The Vandalia Award
Portrait Gallery
61 Vandalia Wives
By Kim Johnson
66 2000 Liars Contest