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Esserville’s Banshee Rock

A large rock once sat beside the road going between Wise and Norton, near the small coal town Esserville, Virginia. The rock was believed

It Ends with Death

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.

Appalachian Curiosities- Are you Curious?

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