From Fiddlers Convention to Thomas Pynchon
On February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

The annual Old Fiddler’s Convention takes place each summer in Galax, Virginia, a mountain town of around 7500 people. My mother, Frances Hampton Stephenson, was born there and graduated from Galax High School there in 1951. A number of her elders were judges at the Convention, including her father, Virdie Isaiah Griggs Hampton, b. 1884 […]

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