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Hereditary Druids

March 4, 2017
Hereditary Druid of the Cuilliaéan [  The first priests and mystics of Europe are variously regarded as the mysterious "druids" -- a family and

Chasing the Mysterious Clay-Eaters

February 27, 2017
There was a strange community in Nineteenth Century North Carolina, according to legend, who subsisted entirely on clay. The addiction was unlike any known

Melungeon Exploitation

February 27, 2017
The Melungeons emerged into common knowledge as a group of isolationists in Northeastern Tennessee. Their primary home was in Hancock County, in a place

A Suspected Tribute of… Respect?

February 27, 2017
Obituaries in the Nineteenth Century are known for being incredibly long and affectionate. There is one obituary that is unbelievably so, so much so

Sources for Will Allen Dromgoole

February 27, 2017
1. The Writer, Volume 6.

Ghosts in Dromgoole’s Closet

February 27, 2017
Aside from the ridiculous racism and bigotry exhibited in her non-fiction works, there are many issues with Dromgoole's material on both Melungeons and the

Will Allen Dromgoole (1860-1934)

February 26, 2017
No series on Melungeons is complete without discussion on the individuals who kept history aware of them. This article covers a woman who is

Campaign for Racial Restoration

February 26, 2017
As a historical website, one discussion needs particular attention. In areas of genealogy, we have reached a pinnacle in America that shouldn't be as

Y-DNA of the Fomorians

February 26, 2017
In Irish mythology, the Fomoire (or Fomorians) are a semi-divine race of darked haired, dark-skinned giants said to have inhabited Ireland in ancient times.

Melungeon Bibliography and Research

February 26, 2017
"A New Race." Daily Public Ledger [Maysville, KY] 23 Jan.