Nameless Creek Update

Goose Creek Back When ~ Parts One, Two and Three went up on Nameless Creek, Fred’s lonely second blog, this week.

Thanks to all who contributed to my better knowledge of this area’s history, place names, personalities and culture. (All images and most text donated by means of emails, scanned newspaper articles or other means–no small effort on the part of the contributors, so thanks again!)


About fred

Fred First holds masters degrees in Vertebrate Zoology and physical therapy, and has been a biology teacher and physical therapist by profession. He moved to southwest Virginia in 1975 and to Floyd County in 1997. He maintains a daily photo-blog, broadcasts essays on the Roanoke NPR station, and contributes regular columns for the Floyd Press and Roanoke's Star Sentinel. His two non-fiction books, Slow Road Home and his recent What We Hold in Our Hands, celebrate the riches that we possess in our families and communities, our natural bounty, social capital and Appalachian cultures old and new. He has served on the Jacksonville Center Board of Directors and is newly active in the Sustain Floyd organization. He lives in northeastern Floyd County on the headwaters of the Roanoke River.

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