A tale out of Letcher County, Kentucky, is about an unusual haunting. Preacher Wesley “Little Wes” Collins experienced one of the strangest ghosts in Appalachian history.
Bostian Bridge is a fixture near Statesville, North Carolina. It is also the scene of one of the most popular phantom trains in the state.
The home might’ve been a famous haunted house at one time, but it’s prominence has been forgotten. The historic structure burned down some time ago.
An old southwest Virginia mine operator discussed his career in the 1890s, during a trip to Richmond, Virginia. He visited a historic tavern and ordered a drink.
The area surrounding Williams Mill in Scott County, Virginia, has seen many changes in the past century. Perhaps the most notable is the demolition of several historic houses in the 1970s to make way for new land development.
Folklore: Nina Craigmiles was a vivacious and precocious 7-year-old in 1871, as most children of her age and lifestyle are.
Dances were a common fixture of late Nineteenth Century Appalachian life. They were a form of entertainment, as well as a means to discuss community events and efforts.
There was a famous haunting in the Stanley Valley portion of Hawkins County, Tennessee. The Ford family once dealt with a spirit that could read, write, and had a sense of humor.
The Powell River begins in Wise County, Virginia. It meanders through Wise and Lee Counties for around 80 miles, before it crosses into Tennessee.
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 boundaries of Wise and Scott Counties in Virginia.