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The Real History of Melungeons

Sadly, it seems even less is known of the people today. Early historical accounts suggest the Melungeons were there before the white settlers.

Melungeon Fame

As word spread of the "new race" so did fantasy. Northern reporters made it a point to briskly "investigate the community," by speaking to

An Introduction to Melungeons

This is one of the most difficult ethnic groups to research today. The overwhelming majority of information is authored by those who use the

Primordial Link of the Amun-Tìr

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The primordial link between the Celtic lands to the west and ancient Egypt is not a new idea. First, we have the legend of

A Love Story

A long and successful courtship was sealed by matrimony in October 1909. George F.

The Carter Family’s Ordeal of Blood

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The body of a baby boy was found in Accomack County, in March  of 1679. It was buried in a blue blanket.

The Ballad of Milly Wheatley

William Wheatley and his wife rode to a religious service at neighbor's house in 1819. The Rye Cove area of Scott County still wasn’t

Scott County’s Battle Physician

Dr. Robert Watson “Doc” McConnell was born in 1869.