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
Dromgoole didn't start writing until after her mother died in 1884. Her first book was The Sunny Side of the Cumberland, which was published
No series on Melungeons is complete without discussion on the individuals who kept history aware of them. This article covers a woman who is
Reports flooded national headlines in December of 1938. The Sybert family lived along Wallen’s Creek in Powell Mountain.
Commonly used terms from the Appalachian Coal Mines and what they meant. Afterdamp- Toxic fumes that occur after an explosion within a mine.
Centralia, Pennsylvania is the favorite mining town here at the House. Not only does it have a constant fire burning beneath its surface, it
This mysterious grave in St. Paul's Cemetery has stirred more questions, more suspicion, and more romantic notions than perhaps any other location in Alexandria,
The Brown Mountain Lights in North Carolina have fascinated visitors for over a century. It's even been the inspiration for an episode of the