Category: Myths and Legends

Melungeons were Portuguese?

It's easy to see how uneducated mountaineers might have classified people who were Italian, Greek,…

Dromgoole’s Malungeons

Will Allan Dromgoole, as noted earlier, had a very special vocabulary for the Melungeon people.…

The Melungeon People

There were multiple families in the initial group. They were varied in hue and features,…

Melungeon Etymology

This word has been used for centuries, although in strikingly different contexts. The most likely…

An Introduction to Melungeons

This is one of the most difficult ethnic groups to research today. The overwhelming majority…

Brown Mountain Lights- North Carolina

The Brown Mountain Lights in North Carolina have fascinated visitors for decades. The history of…