The landscape in Southwestern Virginia flourished in the 1880s. The thriving mining industry meant towns and cities developed faster across the state's mountainous region
American history is filled with atrocities committed by the Ku Klux Klan. It brings a welcome sense of divine justice to discover situations where
Dr. Isaac "Cam" Anderson, brother of Bristol's Mayor Anderson, wedded a Gate City beauty named Mary Nelms in October of 1901.
A lavish wedding occurred at Virginia's Emory and Henry College, in May of 1855. Noted bachelor Henry Solon Kane, Esq.
Thomas Haydin was a man who loved the ladies. In April of 1897, that affection caught up with him.
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There are a number of other topics and tidbits to consider. Here are several:
As stressed earlier in this article series, there are no definite or concrete records for Melungeon researchers. Even if we allow them the Portuguese