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GSMNP: women of the smokies
Women of the Smokies
The amazing stories of 10 women renowned throughout the Smoky Moutains are featured on the new CD from Butterfly Rose. Each woman's story inspired an original composition:
- Margaret Stevenson, who began hiking in her 40s and hiked the equilvalent of 5 1/2 times around the earth by age 83.
- “Aunt” Lydia Whaley, who wore many hats, including seamstress, weaver, farmer, beekeeper, preacher, hunter, basket weaver, undertaker, blacksmith, herb doctor, midwife and many more!
- The Walker Sisters
- Dolly Parton
- Wilma Dykeman
and five others.