Photos, Prints, Drawings Ramp House, a community center, at the head of Drews Creek
Photos, Prints, Drawings
Eiler, Lyntha Scott
Ramps (Allium Tricoccum)
- Ramp House, a community center, at the head of Drews Creek
- Contributor Names
- Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
- Created / Published
- April 22, 1995
- Subject Headings
- - Community events
- - April
- - Ramp festivals
- - Ramp House
- - Ramp suppers
- - Ramps (Allium tricoccum)
- - Spring
- - Ethnography
- - Photographs
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Naoma
- - West Virginia -- Raleigh County -- Drews Creek
- - Ramps (Allium tricoccum) are wild leeks found throughout the Appalachian mountain range. Their appearance early in the spring of the year is hailed throughout the southern Appalachian mountains with feasting at local community fundraisers known as ramp festivals or ramp suppers. The Pine Knob Ramp Supper, sponsored by the Delbert Baptist Church, has been an annual event since the early 1950s.
- - Event: Pine Knob Ramp Supper on Drews Creek (an annual event).
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-LE-C001-07
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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