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The Nacoochee Valley, Guide to Native American Sites By Richard Thornton
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"The Nacoochee Valley, Guide to Native American Sites" is a condensation of an earlier book, "The Nacoochee Valley, Crossroads of the Americas." This book only addresses the... More > Native American sites of the Nacoochee Valley and Helen, GA and the work of three famous archaeologists in the valley . . . Charles C. Jones, George Heye and Robert Wauchope. Specific articles and GPS coordinates are provided for each of the known Native American archaeological sites in that part of Georgia. There is no other book like it. The book is printed in full color on the highest possible quality paper.< Less
The Nacoochee Valley, Ancient Crossroads of the Americas By Richard Thornton
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"The Nacoochee Valley, Ancient Crossroads of the Americas" contains 101 photographs, 3D architectural renderings, archaeological drawings,historic maps and satellite images. The beautiful... More > Nacoochee Valley is located in the Northeast Georgia Mountains. It has an extraordinary geological and cultural history. Created by ancient volcanoes, it was the scene of the nation's first major gold rush. Archaeologists have found that humans have lived here for at least 12,000 years. The earliest villages date from around 1000 BC. However,during the period between around 800 AD and 1500 AD, it was essentially a metropolis with towns and villages almost continuous. This is also the probable location where the survivors of the Lost Roanoke Colony spent their last days. The eight Eleanor Dare stone tablets, found here in the valley, have recently been proven authentic. There is so much more that happened here. You will find the Nacoochee's story fascinating< Less
The Nacoochee Valley, Ancient Crossroads of the Americas By Richard Thornton
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"The Nacoochee Valley, Ancient Crossroads of the Americas" contains 101 photographs, 3D architectural renderings, archaeological drawings,historic maps and satellite images. The beautiful... More > Nacoochee Valley is located in the Northeast Georgia Mountains. It has an extraordinary geological and cultural history. Created by ancient volcanoes, it was the scene of the nation's first major gold rush. Archaeologists have found that humans have lived here for at least 12,000 years. The earliest villages date from around 1000 BC. However,during the period between around 800 AD and 1500 AD, it was essentially a metropolis with towns and villages almost continuous. This is also the probable location where the survivors of the Lost Roanoke Colony spent their last days. The eight Eleanor Dare stone tablets, found here in the valley, have recently been proven authentic. There is so much more that happened here. You will find the Nacoochee's story fascinating.< Less
The Forgotten History of North Georgia By Richard Thornton
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This concise, but heavily illustrated book, takes the reader on a journey through time from 1200 BC to 2016 AD, so you will learn what is known about the region's past.There is very little said about... More > Native Americans and Colonial Period in the state historic markers of North Georgia that is accurate. During the mid-20th century state employees and amateur historians created an inaccurate understanding of this beautiful region's past, based on frontier folklore and poorly researched speculations. The new 2016 Edition includes discoveries made since the first edition of the book in 2014. It includes the Migration Legend of the Creek People, which was lost in 1735 and discovered by the author in England in April 2015. The new edition also includes a recently discovered letter from a director of the French-English colony of Melilot in Northeast Georgia to a Protestant minister in Rotterdam. It is dated January 6, 1660! However, North Georgia still has many secrets to reveal.< Less