Virginia

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The Hollywood Vampire of Richmond

This is the next installment of "Fact vs. Folklore," at VaCreeper.

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,

Noah Fulton and the Execution of Confusion

Noah Fulton's execution remains one of the most controversial instances of capital punishment in Virginia. The 21-year-old was tried and convicted of first-degree murder

The Curse of Dry Gulch

Virginia City, better known as Dry Gulch Junction, was a wild west attraction in Wytheville, Virginia. Dry Gulch was situated on the edge of

The Bizarre Millionaire Murder

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James A. Mahoney is little known today, but in 1949, he was truly a Bristol pioneer on both sides of the state line.

A Phantom Gasser

A number of mysterious gas attacks occurred in several Appalachian areas during the Twentieth Century. Intriguingly enough, despite numerous attacks, no culprits were ever

The Silver Bullet

Lawrence Nutting was a U. S.

Bradley Casteel and His Missing Girl

Bradley Casteel was Big Stone Gap native who'd fallen on hard times in Norfolk, Virginia. He was working in a prison camp on charges