An elderly Indian and his grandson visit the mountain to find their family burial ground. It is on the Waltons' land.
Did You Know?
The last name of the Apache Indian, that threatened to destroy Walton's mountain, is spelled as T-e-s-k-i-g-i in the program it is pronounced just like a city in Alabama and a movie was made, of 2 World War II soldiers. See more
Jim Bob's car needs to be cranked to start. Here, he and
Elizabeth get in it and start it up and go without cranking it. See more
[a narration that John Boy Walton, Jr. is reading, from his journal
Most of us tend to be convinced of the rightness of our heritage, our traditions, our way of life, until some event happens that shakes our deepest beliefs to their foundations. On a day in 1939, two strangers came to our mountain. As a consequence of their visit we were to learn that others had roots there which reached deeper than our own.