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The Murder House sat under the shadow of a mountain in Wise County, Virginia. The day could be bright and sunny, but even in
The old farmhouse was nestled inside a hollow, in the Fulkerson area of Scott County, Virginia. It gained a reputation for a tremendous number
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Frank Turnbrook, who would eventually become General Frank Turnbrook, left his wife and children to enlist in the Civil War in 1861. Mrs.
"Timber Tree" is a folksy name for a relatively isolated road that bridges the Gate City/Bristol Highway, in Virginia, with Bloomingdale in Kingsport, Tennessee.
Native Americans, like the settlers, had their own respective culture in every tribe. Just as the Irish and German settlers brought differing cultures, so
While not normally associated with coal mining, Tennessee indeed once produced the black diamond. As a result, the state suffered its share of related
For some reason, Mulhatton drew a sudden following in 1910. Perhaps it was the discovery that he was still alive, or that he'd found
These are brief, paraphrased, and summarized articles from the tales and legends Mulhatton claimed. This is a unique glimpse into the imaginings of the