Hindman Settlement School
|Hindman Settlement School|
The mission of Hindman Settlement School is "to provide educational and service opportunities for the people of the mountains, while keeping them mindful of their heritage."
Fred Williams was principal at Hindman Settlement School in the mid-1940s. A close friend of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Williams was a Methodist missionary who pioneered indoor and running water sanitation in rural India (Asansol) and fought to eradicate caste-based discrimination.
Marie Stewart Museum & Craft Shop
The Marie Stewart Museum & Craft Shop supports the activities of the school. The store sells traditional Appalachian crafts and has an online site. Upstairs is a small museum with exhibits about the Hindman Settlement School and regional crafts.
- Hindman Settlement School Retrieved on 2010-05-29
- Knott County Adventure Retrieved on 2010-05-29
- Gandhi's American Ally, 2008. https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/norm-williams/gandhis-american-ally/
- Jess Stoddart. 2002. The Story of Hindman Settlement School. University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 0-8131-2250-3
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