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.
North America has a secret history. In 1763 when Great Britain won the French & Indian War, its scholars began to create a version of the past which marginalized the losers in North America. Surprisingly, the real history of the Southeast during the Colonial Period still lurks in the archives of Virginia, the Carolinas, Georgia and Florida.
Many sections of Nodoroc and the Bohurons will have you saying “Oh my gosh!” Did you know such facts as:
- During the 1600s, Dutch speaking colonists lived as far south as the present day Atlanta Metropolitan Area.
- There was a triangular temple, built of quarried stone in what is now Metro Atlanta that was unlike any temples in the world . . . except those built during the Bronze Age (c. 2000 BC) on the Island of Cyprus. This temple even had a carved stone altar that was apparently used for human sacrifices.
- There was an equally large cousin of the Komodo Dragon living in the Southeast until the Southeastern Woodland Bison became extinct.
- Many English or Anglo-American explorers between 1651 and 1780 reported the presence of Spanish-speaking Jewish villages in the Southern Appalachians, but American historians erased their existence.
- There were two prominent Lower Cherokee towns with Sephardic Jewish names during the mid-1700s.
- There was a band of Creek mestizos at the southern edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains, who spoke a dialect that mixed Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic, Turkish and Dutch words. The name of this Creek tribe was a pure Arabic name. Their horses had Arabic names.
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