Tag: Kephart

  1. New Horace Kephart Collection Showcases Previously Unpublished Writings

    New Horace Kephart Collection Showcases Previously Unpublished Writings A new book released by University of Tennessee Press presents the most extensive collection of writings in print to date by early Great Smoky Mountains National Park advocate and author Horace Kephart. Edited by Mae Miller Claxton and George Frizzell of Western Carolina University, Horace Kephart: Writings provides a perfect companion to Great Read more...
  2. What Horace Kephart Can Teach Us About Solitude, Simplicity, and Stillness

    What Horace Kephart Can Teach Us About Solitude, Simplicity, and Stillness By Frances Figart “Mountains! Think of them; speak of them; look upon them!... Here they are in all their majesty and abundance.”  These words were written in 1905 by Isaiah Kephart, who supported his son Horace in a retreat from society at a difficult time. They are words that could easily be said aloud by any of us as we look Read more...

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