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From the Pulpit to the Prison

The police waited for Reverend Tipton to finish his sermon on November, in 1892. Attendees were stunned to learn the simple “mountain preacher,” was

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 Squeaking Door

A tale out of Letcher County, Kentucky, is about an unusual haunting. Preacher Wesley "Little Wes" Collins experienced one of the strangest ghosts in

A Salute to the Liar Mulhatton

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

Suspected Mulhattons from Unknown Authors

These fake works are often attributed to Mulhatton, but it remains to be verified if they are actually "Mulhatton originals." As a result, they

Classic Mulhattons from the Famous Liar

These are brief, paraphrased, and summarized articles from the tales and legends Mulhatton claimed. This is a unique glimpse into the imaginings of the

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