(above) Overwash on the only road into Hoopersville is now a common occurrence when eastern winds arise during high tide. Photo credit: Greg Kahn. The first thing you notice is the standing water in the roadside gullies, even though it hasn't rained in a week. Then, you notice the small houses ...
The high position on the James River in Charles City County was the prime spot for a Union fort, so the U.S. Colored Troops under the command of Gen. Edward A. Wild started building what would become Fort Pocahontas in early May 1864.
A treasure trove of Coast Miwok life dating back 4,500 years - older than King Tut's tomb - was discovered in Marin County and then destroyed to make way for multimillion-dollar homes, archaeologists told The Chronicle this week. The 300-foot-long site contained 600 human burials, tools, musical instruments, harpoon tips, spears and throwing sticks from a time long before the introduction of the bow and arrow. No artifacts were savedAll of it, ...
Affiliations: National Genealogical Society, The Association for
Gravestone Studies, Duke Alumni Association, Association of Professional
Genealogists, Find a Grave.
Personally collected over 7,300 names (with family histories) of persons interred in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery Complex, est.1879, Portsmouth Virginia from extant death records, registers, and certificates. This was completed as part of the restoration effort for this historic site.