A mysterious collision occurred in Gate City, Virginia, on January 27, 1940. The victims’ families were never given reason as to why the tragedy happened, and the unknown lingers even today.
The Bermuda Triangle has been discussed for centuries for its disappearances and strange events. What is not known is that Appalachian regions also have their own areas known for the same thing.
The Wentz mystery is a phenomenon that hit Southwest Virginia in the early 1900s. It’s imperative to understand rural Appalachian life to explore the historical context of this mystery.
The Franklin House was also known as the Franklin Hotel, a structural staple in Richmond for around a century. The 100-room building was given such accolades as Richmond’s “largest boarding house” and “best furnished boarding house.