Tag Archives: Appalachia

The Tradition Surrounding Mary Draper Ingles in Virginia

Main piece: “There’s this story from my hometown of Bradford, Virginia about this woman named Mary Draper Ingles who, during the 1750s, was kidnapped by a group of Native Americans. She might have had a child at the time, but she was kidnapped by these Natives and then eventually escaped and then followed the rivers… Continue Reading »