Alexander Wright was a locomotive fireman in Bristol, Virginia. Wright loved practical jokes, until one joke went horribly wrong.
November 3 of 1903, was Election Day in Scott County, Virginia. The battle started before the polls even opened.
Charles Mead (?-1909) Mead was a mountain desperado who robbed and murdered J.
Life in early Appalachia wasn’t always about outlaws and the thrill of blockading. It wasn’t always gunfire and violence.
This is a list of notable accidents and events that occurred in the Tri-Cities region: In March of 1867, Rev.
The police waited for Reverend Tipton to finish his sermon on November, in 1892. Attendees were stunned to learn the simple “mountain preacher,” was actually a wanted man, married to three different women, wanted for two homicides, and who had outstanding warrants for forgery and grand larceny.