Monthly Archives: September 2012

Fayetteville Observer 1885 Croatan Article

This article was written by Roberta Estes and originally published in the Lost Colony Research Group Newsletter. http://www.lostcolonyresearch.org Thanks to our member Chris for posting this article in our Yahoo group.  I’ve taken the liberty of transcribing it here.  Please note that … Continue reading

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Melungeon Myth of Drake Dropping Off Passengers on Roanoke Island

This article was written by Janet Crain and originally published in the Lost Colony Research Group Newsletter in August, 2012.  http://www.lostcolonyresearch.org A myth exists on the Internet that the Melungeons, a group of dark skinned persons of mysterious origins found … Continue reading

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The Riven Coffins

This article was written by Roberta Estes and originally published in the Lost Colony Research Group Newsletter in August, 2012. I have attached a short compendium of information about the coffins discovered in Beechland in Tyrrell County, NC.  The one mention … Continue reading

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Hatteras Live Forked Oak Stump

This article was written by Roberta Estes and first published in the Lost Colony Research Group Newsletter in July, 2012.  The Indian Village on Hatteras Island was granted to William Elks and the Hatteras Indians in 1759.  They were already … Continue reading

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Fort Branch on the Tuscarora Indian Reservation

This article, written by Roberta Estes and Baylus Brooks, was first published in the Lost Colony Research Group Newsletter in July, 2012. “Are you up for a challenge?”, I asked Baylus.  “Actually, this might not be much of a  challenge … Continue reading

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Blunt – An Indian Interpreter

The Jamestown project, which documents the history of Jamestown and surrounding area for the first hundreds years, holds some very interesting information.  On July the 4th, 1693, in the Acts of Assembly, we find that Thomas Blunt and the Nottoway and … Continue reading

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The Indian Path in Buncombe County

The following short booklet, written by Dr. Gail [Gaillard] Tennent, was privately printed sometime around 1950.  The University of North Carolina at Asheville, specifically the D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections division has attempted to contact the people who would hold the copyright, … Continue reading

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