Virginia City, better known as Dry Gulch Junction, was a wild west attraction in Wytheville, Virginia. Dry Gulch was situated on the edge of Jefferson National Forest, around ten miles from Wytheville.
One of the most notable forgotten plantations in North Carolina was the Carroll Morrison plantation. Some accounts place the ancient estate 25 miles north of Fayetteville, while others say it was 13 miles south.
A lone grave is surrounded by an old iron rail at the edge of a parking lot, around where Paroquet Springs once stood, in Bullitt County, Kentucky. The plot has no tombstone or marking, beyond a recent historical marker.
A number of mysterious gas attacks occurred in several Appalachian areas during the Twentieth Century. Intriguingly enough, despite numerous attacks, no culprits were ever found and few clues were ever left.
The Bermuda Triangle has been discussed for centuries for its disappearances and strange events. What is not known is that Appalachian regions also have their own areas known for the same thing.
The Wentz mystery is a phenomenon that hit Southwest Virginia in the early 1900s. It’s imperative to understand rural Appalachian life to explore the historical context of this mystery.
The Franklin House was also known as the Franklin Hotel, a structural staple in Richmond for around a century. The 100-room building was given such accolades as Richmond’s “largest boarding house” and “best furnished boarding house.