heritage of mountain life
It won’t be long now before the days become cooler and the mountains of Appalachia will be swept with fiery reds, oranges, and yellows. Whether you prefer to take in the foliage by car, by train, or on foot, there is no shortage of opportunities for “leaf peeping”. Here are five of the best destinations in Appalachia for stunning autumn views.
If you've ever enjoyed a day at a swimming hole in Appalachia, then chances are you've found a piece or two of river glass. Most of us admire the color and smooth feel then return it to the water, but artist Julie Anne Rogers finds river glass and sees a...
On July 11, 1861, General George B. McClellan won a major battle in the ongoing struggle for western Virginia. The battle took place on Rich Mountain battlefield. Three hundred and forty-six men, 46 union and 300 confederates, lost their lives that day in...
What is Got Mountain Life?
At Got Mountain Life, our mission is to celebrate the history, culture, and artisans of mountain life. This is our way of telling the story of mountain life. Helping to carry it forward, from one generation to the next.
Our goal is to bring to our visitors and readers a little slice of mountain life. To share our stories, our culture, to introduce you to people to meet and places to see, and to showcasing artisans that mold their wares and crafts from time-honored traditions and skills, of mountain life.
We want to bring our way of life, our mountains, to you.
Artisan works can be found online, in galleries and local shows and events.
Introducing our new gallery location. Stop in and browse our selection of Appalachian crafts and artisan wares. Located in Woodstock Market, in Woodstock Georgia.
For a full selection of our crafts and featured artisans visit our online store, right here at gotmountainlife.com.
Shows and Events
Come out and experience Appalachia yourself. We attend shows and events almost every weekend in locations ranging from Florida to Maine and everywhere in between.