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
A lavish wedding occurred at Virginia's Emory and Henry College in May of 1855. Noted bachelor Henry Solon Kane, Esq.
One of the worst episodes of deadly incompetence in southwest Virginia was enacted by a group of men who called themselves "Regulators." They wore
These Virginia thieves put the "mania" in kleptomania. The authorities were as amused by them as residents were annoyed with them.
Vampire lore is one of the most popular forms of folklore and its reach spans the globe. Here’s a tale of ghoulish proportions that
The "Code Duello" is the historic term for the "gentlemanly" act of dueling. This historic practice permeated societies around the globe for centuries.
American history is filled with atrocities committed by the Ku Klux Klan. It brings a welcome sense of divine justice to discover situations where
Dr. Isaac "Cam" Anderson, brother of Bristol's Mayor Anderson, wedded a Gate City beauty named Mary Nelms in October of 1901.