This historic practice goes by many names: Bier's Test, Bier-Right, Trial by Touch, Ordeal of Blood, Blood-test, Covenanting by Blood, and many others that
The Melungeons emerged into common knowledge as a group of isolationists in Northeastern Tennessee. Their primary home was in Hancock County, in a place
Smith was not the only one to suffer after he left Virginia. Jamestown became a veritable ghost town.
The body of a baby boy was found in Accomack County, in March of 1679. It was buried in a blue blanket.
The home might've been a famous haunted house at one time, but it's prominence has been forgotten. The historic structure burned down some time