Laura Wright

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The John Bachman House

March 4, 2017
The John Bachman house is a landmark that dates back to the early 1800s. The house is located in the Horse Creek area of

No Greater Love

March 4, 2017
Life in early Appalachia wasn't always about outlaws and the thrill of blockading. It wasn't always gunfire and violence.

That’s a Flinch

March 4, 2017
Alexander Wright was a locomotive fireman in Bristol, Virginia. Wright loved practical jokes, until one joke went horribly wrong.

The Carter Family’s Ordeal of Blood

March 4, 2017
The body of a baby boy was found in Accomack County, in March  of 1679. It was buried in a blue blanket.

The Old Soldier Who Didn’t Die

March 4, 2017
John Vestal was an ex-Confederate soldier in Bristol. Vestal had a vision that he was going to die on September 3, 1911.

Roan Mountain’s Witch Gold

March 4, 2017
A poor Irish immigrant named Ardan came to America, just after the Revolutionary War. He found peace and tranquility in Roan Mountain.

From the Pulpit to the Prison

March 4, 2017
The police waited for Reverend Tipton to finish his sermon on November, in 1892. Attendees were stunned to learn the simple “mountain preacher,” was

An Everlasting Faint

March 4, 2017
The situation with John Gamble did not bode well for West Virginia cases that alleged paranormal involvement. Oddly enough, there was an unspoken change

The Ballad of Milly Wheatley

March 4, 2017
William Wheatley and his wife rode to a religious service at neighbor's house in 1819. The Rye Cove area of Scott County still wasn’t

The Latin Quarter

March 4, 2017
[Collected from various sources] The slaughterhouse fell into decay as the years passed by. No one wanted it.