Bradley Casteel and His Missing Girl

Bradley Casteel

Bradley Casteel was Big Stone Gap native who’d fallen on hard times in Norfolk, Virginia. He was working in a prison camp on charges of public drunkenness, when something began to plague his mind. He couldn’t sleep or rest with…

Princess Kahina of Scott County

Dihya or Kahina, the Berber Queen.

Kahina was an African Princess who began life as the daughter of a powerful king. Warriors from a rival tribe discovered her walking far from home one day. Despite having several servants with her, all were overpowered and captured. They…

Oliver Vermillion’s Silent Bones

oliver vermillion

Oliver Vermillion was a wealthy man in the 1820s. He lived in the Thompson’s Ford area of Nicklesville, Virginia. Vermillion was a livestock baron who’d originally came from Russell County, Virginia. Folks in the community assumed that Vermillion, like many…

Big Bull Tunnel and its Paranormal Legacy

Big Bull Tunnel

Big Bull Tunnel is a utilitarian fixture of Southwest Virginia. It has never been a notable attraction, simply another train tunnel, located in Wise County, Virginia. It’s difficult to believe that the simple arched throughway has such a dark and…