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 tremendous success in mining, but still he again became a popular topic.
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 global notoriety during the late Nineteenth Century, only a few recall him today.
A lone grave is surrounded by an old iron rail at the edge of a parking lot, around where Paroquet Springs once stood, in Bullitt County, Kentucky. The plot has no tombstone or marking, beyond a recent historical marker.
The legend of the Travers Ghost hails from Bardstown, in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. The old “Ross Cabin,” was the scene of many paranormal events and home to countless families who tried to live there.
[Collected from various sources] Scott Jackson and Alonzo Walling murdered Pearl Bryan in 1896. The two Satanists decapitated her head and disposed of it in the offal disposal chute, or “well” of the old slaughterhouse.