Our Southern Highlanders

TitleOur Southern Highlanders
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsParke, Robert
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Journal and Newsletter
Issue Number2
Date Publishedsummer
SubjectsBlack bears -- Food, Mountain life -- Hunting, Mountain people, Personal narratives, Tourism

Describes a camping trip to the Smoky Mountains in 1930, complete with conversations with residents and reactions to them by the city men on their adventure, which included a foray to check on bear traps.  Includes a photograph of Mark Bohanan, the man who took them on the bear hunt, and his wife.


Full text is available to members of the Smoky Mountain Historical Society. Originally published in The Bison, at the University of Buffalo.