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Charles Mead (?-1909)

Charles Mead (?-1909) Mead was a mountain desperado who robbed and murdered J.

Centralia’s Silent Hill

Centralia, Pennsylvania is the favorite mining town here at the House. Not only does it have a constant fire burning beneath its surface, it

The Campbell County Horror

Country music singer Bobby Mackey owns "Bobby Mackey's Music World" in Wilder, Kentucky. This Campbell County institution is globally renown for a variety of

Kingsport’s Woman in Black

The stereotypical “woman in black” has been a ominous figure throughout much of history. The Appalachian regions were no exception.

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,

Esserville’s Banshee Rock

A large rock once sat beside the road going between Wise and Norton, near the small coal town Esserville, Virginia. The rock was believed

A Cold Case in Nickelsville

It was a mild and balmy May evening when services ended at Culbertson's Chapel, in Nickelsville, Virginia. Everson "Red" Collins attended and afterward visited

Cleveland’s Bleeding Mausoleum

Folklore: Nina Craigmiles was a vivacious and precocious 7-year-old in 1871, as most children of her age and lifestyle are.

The Featherbed Ghost

Dances were a common fixture of late Nineteenth Century Appalachian life. They were a form of entertainment, as well as a means to discuss

Stone Mountain’s Strangest Mine

At the turn of the Twentieth Century, a natural formation on Stone Mountain promised to be a major attraction. Stone Mountain is directly on