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"
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 fake works are often attributed to Mulhatton, but it remains to be verified if they are actually "Mulhatton originals." As a result, they
These are brief, paraphrased, and summarized articles from the tales and legends Mulhatton claimed. This is a unique glimpse into the imaginings of the
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
James A. Mahoney is little known today, but in 1949, he was truly a Bristol pioneer on both sides of the state line.
Further reading and information on the Rotherwood Mansion and its history: Bachman, Rev.
The proverbial "axe murderer" is a staple of many urban legends. It's been the subject of countless works in film and fiction, inspired by
The Ripley and Sutherland families of Hawkins County, Tennessee, were much like the Capulet and Montague families in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Sadly, the
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A number of mysterious gas attacks occurred in several Appalachian areas during the Twentieth Century. Intriguingly enough, despite numerous attacks, no culprits were ever