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Cloudland

The location of the Cloudland resort is marked by a plaque atop Roan Mountain. General John T.

The Ford Devil in Stanley Valley

There was a famous haunting in the Stanley Valley portion of Hawkins County, Tennessee. The Ford family once dealt with a spirit that could

Stone Mountain’s Strangest Mine

At the turn of the Twentieth Century, a natural formation on Stone Mountain promised to be a major attraction. Stone Mountain is directly on

The Caged Ghost of Glenwood

Frank Turnbrook, who would eventually become General Frank Turnbrook, left his wife and children to enlist in the Civil War in 1861. Mrs.

The Murder of Elsie Lawson

Elsie Lawson was a bright and vivacious 11-year-old in 1921. She lived with her family at the end of Pulp Row, or "Chinch Row"

The Curse of Dry Gulch

Virginia City, better known as Dry Gulch Junction, was a wild west attraction in Wytheville, Virginia. Dry Gulch was situated on the edge of

Rotherwood Sources:

Further reading and information on the Rotherwood Mansion and its history: Bachman, Rev.

Morrison’s Phantom Steeds

One of the most notable forgotten plantations in North Carolina was the Carroll Morrison plantation. Some accounts place the ancient estate 25 miles north

The Lone Grave

A lone grave is surrounded by an old iron rail at the edge of a parking lot, around where Paroquet Springs once stood, in

The Haunted Tavern

Harrodsburg was the first town in Kentucky. It was also home to a notoriously haunted tavern that's long been forgotten.