Living in Virginia - The Iris Still Blooms
Season 2 Episode 1 | 26m 24s
With the state recovering from the chestnut blight, the stock market crash and the Great Depression in the early 1930s, it was thought that the creation of a national park would revive the spirit of Virginia. As a result, almost 600 families were forced to move from their mountain homes. Former residents talk about what it was like to leave their mountain homes and the various reactions to moving
Expired: 12/31/17Video has closed captioning.