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The Legend of the Big Stone Gap Vampire

February 26, 2017
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

Reverend Thrasher’s Ghost

February 24, 2017
Reverend George Thrasher lived less than 100 miles from the Moon household, in Botetourt County. His story is occasionally set in Buchanan County, but

The Oak Level Witch

February 21, 2017
In the early 1900s, a cabin sat near Stebbins, or what is now Oak Level, Virginia. It was known as "Aunt Tabby Anderson's Place.
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It Ends with Death

October 26, 2016
Both Jackson and Walling authored a final confession the day before the hanging. Their letters were supposed to go to Governor William Bradley's office.
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Appalachian Curiosities- Are you Curious?

December 5, 2015
We are elated to announce the site's first book! Appalachian Curiosities is now available.
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