Photos, Prints, Drawings The Delbert Chapel across from the Ramp House at the head of Drews Creek

Format Photos, Prints, Drawings
Contributors Eiler, Lyntha Scott
Dates 1995
Location Drews Creek
Raleigh County
West Virginia
Language English
Subjects April
Delbert Free Will Baptist Church (W. Va.)
Ramp Festivals
Ramp House
Ramp Suppers
Ramps (Allium Tricoccum)
The Delbert Chapel across from the Ramp House at the head of Drews Creek
Contributor Names
Eiler, Lyntha Scott (Photographer)
Created / Published
April 22, 1995
Subject Headings
-  Religion
-  April
-  Ramp festivals
-  Ramp House
-  Ramp suppers
-  Ramps (Allium tricoccum)
-  Spring
-  Delbert Free Will Baptist Church (W. Va.)
-  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-C001-09
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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