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Appalachian Teaching Project

Center of Appalachian Studies & Services

Virginia Tech


Development of Wayside Kiosks for Virginia's Heritage Music Trail in Montgomery and Giles counties, Virginia: Cultural and Economic Implications 

The 2014 ATP Virginia Tech Appalachian Studies Program engaged multiple community stakeholders, music performance groups, and individuals involved in local heritage music in order to research and then design the content for and placement of The Crooked Road (TCR) Wayside kiosks in both Giles and Montgomery Counties, Virginia, so as to stimulate interest among tourists while, at the same time, preserve and sustain the cultural significance of these counties' heritage music.

2014 ATP Proposal

2014 ATP Conference Presentation

Virginia Tech's Live Presentation in Washington, D.C.

2014 Final Report 


Contact Information:

Anita Puckett, Ph.D.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Department of Religion and Culture 0227
207 Solitude
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Telephone: (540) 231-9526


Previous Conference Participation:  2013    2012    2011    2009

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