The year 1929 is possibly the most infamous year in the Twentieth Century, for the United States. February brought the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. That spring saw a superstorm that … Read More
The term, “white liver,” has recently found its way into Appalachian discussions. According to legend, if a woman has the dreaded white liver, her sexual appetites are so strong they kill her mate.
Folklore: Nina Craigmiles was a vivacious and precocious 7-year-old in 1871, as most children of her age and lifestyle are.
This is the next installment of “Fact vs. Folklore,” at VaCreeper.
There is a site off Highway 11-W, just a few miles outside of Rogersville, Tennessee, that has been virtually forgotten. The obscurity, however, does not diminish its history or the events that took place there.
Rotherwood is a legendary home in Hawkins County, Tennessee. It’s known as a true plantation house, one of the last remaining structures of its kind in the Tri-Cities.
Vampire lore is one of the most popular forms of folklore and its reach spans the globe. Here’s a tale of ghoulish proportions that was supposed to have taken place in the small town of Big Stone Gap, Virginia.
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 tragedies and horrific events.
[Collected from various sources] Scott Jackson and Alonzo Walling murdered Pearl Bryan in 1896. The two Satanists decapitated her head and disposed of it in the offal disposal chute, or “well” of the old slaughterhouse.
Jackson’s trial went from April 21 through May 14. The prosecution had 113 witnesses, his defense had 83.