#36 The Garrett County Celtic Festival, Key to WMD Culture

Greetings and “Top ‘o the Mornin’ to you,” and welcome to our Wildfulness podcast episode on the Garrett County Celtic Festival. I'm Lisa Cole, your host and guide. So, what's this all about?! It's 30th Anniversary Season of the Garrett County Celtic Festival! Saturday, June 2 10:30am to 6:00pm Friendsville Community Park Friendsville, MD This … Continue reading #36 The Garrett County Celtic Festival, Key to WMD Culture

#35 Coal in Western MD Part Two: Whatever Happened to the Coal Towns? Guest Jim Rada

Greetings, and welcome to Episode #35, which is Part Two of our exploration of the legacy of coal in Western Maryland. In Part One, we learned about the lives of the people who actually worked in the mines back in their heyday, through the Oral History Project that was completed in the 1990s here in … Continue reading #35 Coal in Western MD Part Two: Whatever Happened to the Coal Towns? Guest Jim Rada

#34 The Legacy of Coal in Western MD, Part One

Greetings, and welcome to Episode #34: The Legacy of Coal in Appalachia, A tale of Dualities and Dichotomies. I’m Lisa Cole, no pun intended, and I’m your guide and host. Today’s topic, is both complex and controversial. Let’s begin our journey by hearing a little of the emotion about coal that’s been captured in song … Continue reading #34 The Legacy of Coal in Western MD, Part One