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Roan Mountain’s Witch Gold

A poor Irish immigrant named Ardan came to America, just after the Revolutionary War. He found peace and tranquility in Roan Mountain.

The Ghost Bull on Roan Mountain

The tale of the Ghost Bull on Roan Mountain is relatively contemporary, believed to have been first published during the 1970s. For reference, here

The Infamous Bostian Bridge

Bostian Bridge is a fixture near Statesville, North Carolina. It is also the scene of one of the most popular phantom trains in the

Cloudland

The location of the Cloudland resort is marked by a plaque atop Roan Mountain. General John T.

Chasing the Mysterious Clay-Eaters

There was a strange community in Nineteenth Century North Carolina, according to legend, who subsisted entirely on clay. The addiction was unlike any known

Eastern North Carolina Cherokee Legends

Native Americans, like the settlers, had their own respective culture in every tribe. Just as the Irish and German settlers brought differing cultures, so

Brown Mountain’s Witch Fires

The Brown Mountain Lights in North Carolina have fascinated visitors for over a century. It's even been the inspiration for an episode of the

Strange Case of Dr. Jay and Mr. Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr.

Morrison’s Phantom Steeds

One of the most notable forgotten plantations in North Carolina was the Carroll Morrison plantation. Some accounts place the ancient estate 25 miles north

Lord Brewer’s Dragon Bed

The ruins of a magnificent stone house once stood high atop a bluff in the North Carolina pine forests, alongside the Cape Fear River.