The Melungeon Heritage Association is meeting this year at Wytheville, Virginia, June 20th, 21st, and 22nd for its 23rd Union with the theme, “Melungeon Women.” The Association welcomes those who have proven Melungeon ancestry, probable Melungeon ancestry, and those who have none at all and simply an interest in Melungeon history and genealogy, which is […]
In our most recent post about Troy Williams’ passing, we mentioned that there will be a special memorial service for Troy on April 20th in Vardy. We have been recently informed that the memorial service has been postponed. It will be rescheduled for a later date, and as soon as we know the new date, we will post […]
It is with great sorrow that we share with all of you the passing of one of our own, Troy Williams. Troy was born and raised in the Vardy Valley and was a staunch supporter and member of both the MHA and the Vardy Community Historical Society. Troy Williams was always proud of his Melungeon […]
23rd Union Schedule, Wytheville, Virginia _____________ June 20, 21, and 22, 2019 Thursday, June 20 3:00 p. m. From Wytheville to the White House: A Tour of the Edith Bolling Wilson Birthplace Museum. Meet at the Edith Bolling Wilson Museum, 145 E Main St., Wytheville, VA 24382. $5/person. Optional visit to the Edith Bolling Wilson […]
Plans are being made for the Melungeon Heritage Association’s 23rd Union (meeting) in Wytheville, Virginia, Friday and Saturday, June 21 and 22, 2019. This includes a trip to Burke’s Garden on Friday, a reception Friday evening, and speakers on Saturday. Our Saturday theme this year is “Melungeon Women.” All persons interested are welcome, whether the […]
Although a schedule conflict found Adriana in Seotland on June 23, her presentation via Skype was very well received at Mountain Empire Community College for the 22nd Melungeon Union.