As with many controversial cases in history, rumors of a curse emerged in the years following the trial and execution. Some people claim it
Pearl Bryan's skull turned up in quite a few places, but never in the "well" at Bobby Mackey's. A female skull was found in
Jackson's trial went from April 21 through May 14. The prosecution had 113 witnesses, his defense had 83.
[Collected from various sources] Scott Jackson and Alonzo Walling murdered Pearl Bryan in 1896. The two Satanists decapitated her head and disposed of it
Country music singer Bobby Mackey owns "Bobby Mackey's Music World" in Wilder, Kentucky. This Campbell County institution is globally renown for a variety of
The term, “white liver,” has recently found its way into Appalachian discussions. According to legend, if a woman has the dreaded white liver, her
Folklore: Nina Craigmiles was a vivacious and precocious 7-year-old in 1871, as most children of her age and lifestyle are.
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