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A mining company comes to town and wants to buy land. They make it sound helpful to the community and John-Boy and the Godseys sell their land. John-Boy finds out the truth and tells the neighbors not to sell their land.
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On a map on the wall, Bill Shelby points to Charlottesville then asks Johnboy where his land is. He point to the northwest as Walton's Mountain. Schuyler, Earl Hamner's home town, is to the south. See more
[narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal
The mountain had been our home ever since the first Walton put his ax to a pine tree and built his cabin on a plateau near the summit. Since then, each Walton child had been instilled with a regard for the traditions of the land on which we lived. Ironically, it was I who violated those traditions and exposed our mountain to a danger unforseen, and literally unknown in our sheltered community.
When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder
by James Milton Black
(as James M. Black) See more