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Centralia’s Silent Hill

March 4, 2017
Centralia, Pennsylvania is the favorite mining town here at the House. Not only does it have a constant fire burning beneath its surface, it

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

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.

The Latin Quarter

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

The Curse of Pearl Bryan

March 4, 2017
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

March 4, 2017
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

Men on Trial

March 4, 2017
Jackson's trial went from April 21 through May 14. The prosecution had 113 witnesses, his defense had 83.

The Gruesome Circus

March 4, 2017
[Collected from various sources] Scott Jackson and Alonzo Walling murdered Pearl Bryan in 1896. The two Satanists decapitated her head and disposed of it

The Campbell County Horror

March 4, 2017
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

Kingsport’s Woman in Black

March 4, 2017
The stereotypical “woman in black” has been a ominous figure throughout much of history. The Appalachian regions were no exception.