The Front Porch: "Telling about the South"

  title={The Front Porch: "Telling about the South"},
  author={Harry L. Watson and John S. Reed},
  journal={Southern Cultures},
  pages={1 - 3}
Dixie, the song tells us, is the place where old times are not forgotten. Reminiscence about the past does seem to be a major preoccupation for many inhabitants of the southern cultural landscape. Stock car fans remember Bobby Allison, the UDC remembers the Lost Cause, black Texans remember Juneteenth, and we all have a holiday to remember Dr. King. Spotting an opportunity, some enterprising publishers have created a major industry by helping us to remember important things like the best recipe… CONTINUE READING