Marker in the National Geographic Magazine, 1971
The concrete heart at Totz, KY, appeared in an article in the National Geographic Magazine.
In a demanding land that offers few rewards, religion provides sustaining comfort. This concrete sign, built to withstand the years—and, paradoxically, the bullets that regularly pock it—issues its prediction near the town of Cumberland in Harlan County.
Similar messages adorn barns and boulders throughout the hills of Cumberland country.