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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

The Murder House

The Murder House sat under the shadow of a mountain in Wise County, Virginia. The day could be bright and sunny, but even in

The Consumption House

The old farmhouse was nestled inside a hollow, in the Fulkerson area of Scott County, Virginia. It gained a reputation for a tremendous number

The Female Stranger

This mysterious grave in St. Paul's Cemetery has stirred more questions, more suspicion, and more romantic notions than perhaps any other location in Alexandria,

The Caged Ghost of Glenwood

Frank Turnbrook, who would eventually become General Frank Turnbrook, left his wife and children to enlist in the Civil War in 1861. Mrs.