Author: Richard Thornton
It is the Rosetta Stone of North America. The English translation of this hand-painted vellum containing of a lost Native American writing system, requires eight printed pages. With the encouragement of His Royal Highness, Charles, Prince of Wales, a search has begun on both sides of the Atlantic to find the original artifact, or at least a copy of the writing system. It has been misplaced for over 230 years.Read More
You folks, especially those in the Lower Southeast, will find this article fascinating. It is the story of a REAL American hero. He never sent men to their death in battle. He never staged a political demonstration. After the Civil War, he WAS elected to the Alabama legislator against his will, but rarely attended its sessions, because he thought his first duty was rebuilding the devastated South. He never did magic tricks with accumulated money after fame came his way, but immediately invested it into structures and buildings that would bring economic growth, benefiting all people. His bridges spanned every major river from South Carolina to Mississippi.Read More
Are Oklahoma Cherokees Planning a Reservation and Casino in GeorgiaRead More
These are two different articles, one depicting the legend of the ruby-eyed serpent idol and how it can be used to provide clues to a particularly controversial archaeology site, and the second article is an announcement that DNA scientists claim that Cherokee DNA is of Middle Eastern descent.Read More
In the premier of the History Channel’s series, America Unearthed, esteemed Mexican archaeologist, Alfonso Morales, smiled like a Cheshire cat then pointed to the similarities between a stone bas relief at the Maya city of...Read More
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