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At 08:59 PM 2/28/96 -0500, you wrote:
>In a message dated 96-02-25 19:05:42 EST, you write:
>
>>I was mostly referring to some Welsh legends that attribute several people
>>with
>>finding something like what the Vikings called Vinland... There are some
>>Irish l
>>egends, such as the legends of the Irish Bran which say he discovered a far
>>off
>>island, but they seem a great deal more mythical than what I am looking
>>for... I
>> was most interested in finding info on the possibility of Celtic settlement
>>her
>>e in what we affectionately refer to as "the New World"... I've read
>>somewhere t
>>hat there seems to have been a settlement in Kentucky, but that was only one
>>sou
>>rce, and I am inclined toward skepticism with only one source.
>>
>>
>
>Robert,
>
>it did have a couple of interesting stories....
the Welsh prince Madoc (12th century?) was said to
>have briefly settled on a small island in the Ohio River near present day
>Louisville.  The local Indian tribes took exception to this, and launched an
>attack on the settlers, who were forced to take to their ships again.
>
>
>Lynn Penick
 
 
 
Lynn, that's it. That's the reference by a Madelyn L'Engle book I was trying
to find.  PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE what is the name of the book you lent your
sister????
 
Ceara
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