Aletha Watson Barker From Roper Mountain

Our July, 2018 podcast begins a series of five podcasts featuring Aletha Watson Barker, 97 years old.  Her grandfather was the original owner of Roper Mountain in upstate South Carolina. Born in 1921, Aletha tells her own story with the drama beginning at the age of five…a story full of  bravery, love, faith, and dedication to family. Listen now to one woman’s walk through the garden of life.



(1) Fire on Roper Mountain

(2) Marriage, WW11, and Fort Belvoir, VA

 (3)Waving from the Train

(4) Barker Lifestyle Alterations

 (5) Family Memories and the Merry Makers

Aletha Watson Barker

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