Piedmont Trails shares the early roads of Kentucky during December 2021 using several different formats. Today’s article focuses on naming and identifying the Kentucky routes dating from the 1750s to the 1790s. […]
I have always been passionate about genealogy and history. My years of researching has filled my life with great experiences and knowledge. I yearn to share these treasures with others as they research their own family genealogy. Our ancestors left behind many trails for us to enjoy and preserve. Thank You all for allowing me to share this amazing journey with you. I wish you well with both your genealogy research and your history research. Our ancestors left an amazing trail to follow. Enjoy Your Journey To The Past !!
Sherrill’s Path In North Carolina
The history that lies along the banks of the Catawba River fills the valley with family heritage and stories of long ago. A path located south and west of the area existed […]
Thanksgiving: The Phrase Before The Holiday
Many families gather today with loved ones and friends in celebration of Thanksgiving. Festive tables filled with traditional dishes such as turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie lavishly appear in millions […]
The Legendary Pack Horse Ford
A single legendary river crossing spans through time, silently nestled within the Potomac River. Its currents and ripples cascading over solid rock witnessed the miraculous beginnings of many timely events and transformations. […]
Can Family Historians Make Time Stand Still?
Speaking relatively, no one can make time stand still, not even for a second, but preserving the history and the lineage allows the past to be recognized again in the present tense. […]
The Mysterious Gold Of Hickory Nut Gorge
At times, our family genealogy is like a mystery novel, filled with suspense, drama, and unexplained situations. For those researching the western sections of colonial North Carolina, all of these elements come […]
Early Surnames Along The James River, Virginia
The James River is the longest waterway in Virginia. Several portions of the river were the first water route for ships and their cargo. The first settlement, Jamestown, formed 40 miles from […]
A Memory & A Father’s Love
Do you remember my words from the past? Genealogy and History are all around you. They spring up when you’re near, a small clue or a breathtaking sky above you, a worn […]
The Origins of The Cape Fear Road In North Carolina
A route came into being that would forever change the way of life for so many colonial families. A road stretching from the piedmont area of Forsyth County, North Carolina, to the […]
The Analysis Of Colonial Migration
Years of continuous research with early migration addresses the depth of reasoning on why the first massive migration in our nation’s history came into being. The studies and analysis allow a personal […]
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