Abstract

33 years with ohio Historical Society in Zoar: 6 months to form grass roots coalition; 3 years to make nat'l historical status. Congressional testimony; "Cavorting on the Canal" fundraisers; Canal work preserves buildings and local heritage. Details of development; expectations; problems in the south; "Singular People" still in print. Communal Study Assn coalition's archive. Mercurial nature of Federal funding from year to year. Tuscarawas County Park Director hired.

Creator

Fernandez, Kathy (interviewee)

Creator

Bennett, Jeff (interviewer)

Project

Rivers Roads and Rails 2008

Date

6-25-2008

Document Type

Oral History

Duration

39 minutes

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