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The Ghost of John Gamble

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

The Sybert Witch and a Bouncing Bed

Reports flooded national headlines in December of 1938. The Sybert family lived along Wallen’s Creek in Powell Mountain.

Reverend Thrasher’s Ghost

Reverend George Thrasher lived less than 100 miles from the Moon household, in Botetourt County. His story is occasionally set in Buchanan County, but

An Everlasting Faint

The situation with John Gamble did not bode well for West Virginia cases that alleged paranormal involvement. Oddly enough, there was an unspoken change

The Latin Quarter

[Collected from various sources] The slaughterhouse fell into decay as the years passed by. No one wanted it.

The Curse of Pearl Bryan

As with many controversial cases in history, rumors of a curse emerged in the years following the trial and execution. Some people claim it

Men on Trial

Jackson's trial went from April 21 through May 14. The prosecution had 113 witnesses, his defense had 83.

The Gruesome Circus

[Collected from various sources] Scott Jackson and Alonzo Walling murdered Pearl Bryan in 1896. The two Satanists decapitated her head and disposed of it

The Moon Ghost

The Moon Ghost is a name given to a series of bizarre incidents that took place in the home of Schulyer Moon, of Fluvanna

Two Drops of Blood

There was once a haunted house in the Big Laurel section of Wise County, Virginia.  No one lived there for any length of time,