Myths and Legends

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Joe Mulhatton: The Appalachian Baron Munchausen

Joseph "Joe" Mulhatton (1848-1913) was an icon of the Appalachians at one time who slipped through the fingers of memory. Despite a surge of

Rotherwood Sources:

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

Brown Mountain’s Witch Fires

The Brown Mountain Lights in North Carolina have fascinated visitors for over a century. It's even been the inspiration for an episode of the

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 Ghost in the Old Ross Cabin

The legend of the Travers Ghost hails from Bardstown, in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. The old "Ross Cabin," was the scene of many paranormal events

The Haunted Tavern

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

The Ghost of John Gamble

This is one of the strangest courtroom dramas ever fathomed... and it actually happened.

A Phantom Gasser

A number of mysterious gas attacks occurred in several Appalachian areas during the Twentieth Century. Intriguingly enough, despite numerous attacks, no culprits were ever

The Silver Bullet

Lawrence Nutting was a U. S.