Stephenson Center Web Links
Educational and Academic Organizations
Government, Community, Grass-roots and Health Organizations
AppalachianPower.com, devoted to understanding Appalachian culture and values and passing on the heritage to the students of today.
Beyond Yonder Botanicals, locally owned Leslie County, Kentucky, organizes the Mountain Tradition Herb Festival each September.
Other Appalachian Sites
(Thanks to Richard Blaustien, Fiona Chrystall, Celeste Ray and Scotty Gallamore)
Historic Scotland , a government-funded body which looks after various aspects of Scottish history and archaeology, including buildings and landscapes.
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historic Monuments of Scotland , the RCAHMS maintains the national monument record (the CANMORE searchable database for this record is available on-line via this site) and they have the most fabulous and complete collection of arial photographs of Scotland.
Centre for Environmental History and Policy , a joint venture with University of Stirling and the University of St Andrews
Fair Isle Home Page , leads to all sorts of interesting information about this unique island community off the north coast of Scotland. It provides a great insight into everyday life on the island, the environment, communication, innovation and sustainable development.
Other American Regional and Cultural Studies
South-west Studies Center, Fort Lewis College
Mountain Studies Institute, Silverton, CO
Center for the Study of Southern Culture, Ole Miss
Center for Pacific Island Studies at University of Hawai`i at Manoa
Center for the Study of the American South, UNC-Chapel Hill
Center for Studies in Texas History, University of Texas -- Austin
Maine Folklife Center, University of Maine
Cloud Forests from the Strybing Arboretum Society, dedicated to the botany of the Earth's cloud forests.
Museo Nazionale della Montagna, Turin, Italy (features an English version)
Centro Internacional de la Papa -- The International Potato Center, in both English and Spanish. A research institute dedicated to the root and tuber crops of the Andes.
Swiss Alpine Studies, in French and German
Miscellaneous other spots of interest
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