Information on Melungeon history and research and annual Unions is posted here by members of the Melungeon Heritage Association. Frequently Asked Questions about Melungeons are answered in the Information about MHA forum. Members may join or renew by mail, printing the downloadable membership application and sending with a check for $12 annual dues. Memberships may also be handled online paying dues through PayPal (see BUY NOW button), and sending the downloadable membership form to the email address provided.

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The Melungeons Got Me-- and I Couldn't Have Been More Tickled-- by Linda Ladd Townsend

The Melungeons Got Me!—and I Couldn’t Have Been More Tickled!By Linda Ladd TownsendI attended the 18th Union: A Melungeon Gathering, (June, 2014), and felt instantly included. I am writing this summary to encourage other newbies to attend a Union,…Continue

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Started by Melungeon Heritage Association in Melungeon Unions Aug 4, 2014.

MECC Announces Donations, Creation of Center for Melungeon Research

This exciting news was a highlight of the closing portion of 18th Union in Big Stone Gap, a true milestone moment for Melungeon studies.  The MECC announcement opens with these words:Big Stone Gap, VA -- Mountain Empire Community College is pleased…Continue

Started by Melungeon Heritage Association in Melungeon Unions Jul 1, 2014.


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