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The Foxfire Book Setting & Symbolism

Eliot Wigginton
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Rabun Gap, Georgia

The Foxfire offices are located in this area of Georgia, in the middle of the Appalachian Mountains. Called "God's country" by some, the area is rich with history, tradition, and customs. Many in this area still live in log cabins, without running water, and spend their days and nights farming and raising animals for their own survival in a struggle for nearly complete independence from modern society.

Appalachian Mountains

Stretching from Georgia through the Carolina's, the Appalachian Mountains are some of the most beautiful, yet most rugged mountains in North America. The articles in Foxfire are derived from interviews and traditions of the people living in these mountains, who still live their lives according to old world customs and traditions. Most individuals grow their own food, raise their own animals, and work solely for their own survival.

Log Cabin

Common during the settlement...

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