Archive for October 5th, 2012

Did Your Ancestor Travel The Trail of Tears?

October 5th, 2012

By: Carolyn L. Barkley History is full of parallels, but they sometimes crop up unexpectedly. I am currently reading David Craig’s On the Crofters’ Trail (Birlinn, 2010) on the Highland clearances of the early to mid-nineteenth century. The author links these Scottish clearances to others that occurred in Europe and the Middle-East, but I was […]