Recollections of a Somewhat Early Childhood

TitleRecollections of a Somewhat Early Childhood
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1996
AuthorsPardue, Paul
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Journal and Newsletter
Issue Number3
Date Publishedautumn
SubjectsFood, Houses, Kites, hawks, and eagles, Personal narratives

Describes the family's farmhouse near Sevierville and people's opposition to making homes weathertight, breakfasts including "soakie," an island in the middle of the West Prong of the Little Pigeon River, and a terrifying encounter with a bald eagle. Includes a photograph of the farmhouse as it looked in the 1990s.


Full text is available to members of the Smoky Mountain Historical Society.