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Mysterious Melungeons Coming to WNC The Melungeon Heritage Association is meeting this year at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa on Friday, June 26 – Saturday, June 27. Read more about these mysterious mountaineers at the Asheville Citizen Times Article.
In March, 2015, we were interviewed by WLOS about an upcoming auction of a portait of Elizabeth Patton, wife of Davy Crockett. Of local significance, the portrait came from an attic in a Patton family home here in Asheville, NC. She was born 22 May 1788 in Burke County, NC, daughter of Robert and Rebecca …