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    How well do you know your local genealogy resources? I help people on Facebook, Twitter, G+, and Pinterest, find resources to document their ancestors. I am inviting you to a PIN HUNT. Send an email so you can pin helpful resources to this community board. Include a link to your Pinterest Profile so I can add you. If you know of local resources that are not online (library, archives, etc.), please send an e-mail including the repository. I will create a pin! Thank you!

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    "If all else fails, I will retreat up the valley of Virginia, plant my flag on the Blue Ridge, rally around the Scotch-Irish of that region and make my last stand for liberty amongst a people who will never submit to British tyranny whilst there is a man left to draw a trigger." - George Washington at Valley Forge

    "This guide highlights sites and stories relating to Native American history of this region. The brochure includes Cherokee history up through the removal and also includes sites in the 10-county region, including Trail of Tears sites, cemeteries, parks, museums and various Native American annual events." Click on the image of the Cherokee dancer, as well as the image entitled "Passport to Explore Cherokee Heritage" for a wealth of information about the history of Native Americans in Tennessee.

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    (Image: "Avenues of Early Settlement" Source: C. Camp. ed., Influence of Geography upon Early North Carolina (Raleigh: Carolina Charter Tercentenary Commission, 1963). This article, entitled "Early Settlement" by David Goldfield, Professor of History at UNC, Charlotte, 2005, outlines in careful detail the development of the frontier in the North Carolina Colony during the period, 1657 through 1835.

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