Be Inspired. Appalachia is the most beautiful stretch of land that God created on this earth. Stretching from New York to Georgia, this region is viewed as one of the most inspiring locations on earth with its magnificent views and people. The views are what inspired this small blog into existence so we want to share 3 inspiring things from Appalachia.
Below you will find 3 Inspiring Things from Appalachia. Make sure you share this list with your Facebook friends and comment with your most inspiring things from Appalachia below.
1. The Mountains.
This one is a no-brainer. The mountains draw tens-of-thousands of people to visit our beautiful home every year. The views are simply breath-taking and awe-inspiring. We are very lucky to call Appalachia home.
Appalachia is a cultural region in the Eastern United States that stretches from the Southern Tier of New York to northern Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia. While the Appalachian Mountains stretch from Belle Isle in Canada to Cheaha Mountain in Alabama, the cultural region of Appalachia typically refers only to the central and southern portions of the range. As of the 2010 census, the region was home to approximately 25 million people, containing the major cities of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Knoxville, Tennessee; Chattanooga, Tennessee; and Asheville, North Carolina.
2. The Seasons.
Appalachia is so inspiring because it displays four full seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter. We may be known for our brutal (and beautiful) winters but all that melted snow produces some amazing Spring/Summer seasons and Fall is probably the most beautiful time in Appalachia as the leaves change colors across the mountainsides. What are your favorite seasons of the year in Appalachia (comment below)?
3. The People.
No. Everyone that lives in Appalachia does not have a burly beard and wear flannel (not that there is anything wrong with that!). The mountain people are some of the kindest people in the country. They will literally give you the shirt off their back if you are in need. We are all different so don’t judge us. Some are students. Some like to fish. Some just sit on the couch and watch football.
Since its recognition as a distinctive region in the late 19th century, Appalachia has been a source of enduring myths and distortions regarding the isolation, temperament, and behavior of its inhabitants. Early 20th-century writers often engaged in yellow journalism focused on sensationalistic aspects of the region’s culture, such as moonshining and clan feuding, and often portrayed the region’s inhabitants as uneducated and prone to impulsive acts of violence. Sociological studies in the 1960s and 1970s helped to re-examine and dispel these stereotypes.