Marilyn Rae is a writer whose poetry has been published in many journals over the years. She is also an experienced editor, and was, for several years, Editor-in-Chief of the well-regarded poetry journal, Romantics Quarterly. Holding a degree cum laude in Spanish Language and Literature from Boston University, Marilyn is also a translator and the author of St. John of the Cross: Selected Poems. In addition, Marilyn is an artist and a composer whose work has been performed in the United States and in Great Britain.
Marilyn has had a lifelong interest in History, and became more deeply involved in researching Native American History while looking for answers to puzzles in her own family’s background.
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Books from Marilyn Rae and Richard Thornton
- Nodoroc and the Bohurons
Nodoroc and the Bohurons contains excerpts from J.G.N. Wilson’s famous book, The Early History of Jackson County Georgia, and chapters include Nodoroc, The Wog, the Bohurons and Yamacutah, the mysterious site where the Great Spirit once walked.Nodoroc and the Bohurons is the fascinating history of the Native Americans, European settlers and strange creatures, who lived in northeastern Georgia during the late 1700s.
- The Apalache Chronicles
In 1653 an English gentlemen from Barbados made a remarkable journey through the mountains of what is now the states of Georgia and North Carolina. In 1658 an even more remarkable French Huguenot minister included the descriptions of that journey in a voluminous book on the people, flora and fauna of the Caribbean Basin. This book was very popular in the late 1600s, and forgotten in the 1700s. American scholars have disdained it as a fantasy novel, because it described stone temples and shrines on the mountaintops of Georgia, plus large Native towns on the mountainsides and in the valleys.
Latest posts by Richard Thornton (see all)
- Patriot troops enslaved captured Cherokees during the American Revolution - October 22, 2017
- The Otto Mound . . . an ancient Uchee and Itzate trading center in the Blue Ridge Mountains - October 21, 2017
- Footnote: William Bartram listed no Cherokee villages in Georgia - October 19, 2017
- William Bartram’s description of a Cherokee council house at Watauga in the Little Tennessee Valley - October 19, 2017
- The Battles of Echete Pass . . . the British Military Campaigns - October 18, 2017