Mountain Dance Trail - West Virginia


Mountain Dance Trail - West Virginia


Southern Appalachian - general; Southern / Appalachian / Four-couple squares; Southern / Appalachian / Big sets


Created by folklorists Gerry Milnes and Becky Hill at Davis & Elkins College in Augusta, West Virginia, the Mountain Dance Trail is a statewide effort to support local square customs. The project received a lengthy article in the New York Times, which included a slideshow and video of dancing on its website, and a story (September 5, 2013) on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered."

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Spatial Coverage

USA, West Virginia

Temporal Coverage

2000 -

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