The location of the Cloudland resort is marked by a plaque atop Roan Mountain. General John T.
Folklore: Nina Craigmiles was a vivacious and precocious 7-year-old in 1871, as most children of her age and lifestyle are.
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.
While not normally associated with coal mining, Tennessee indeed once produced the black diamond. As a result, the state suffered its share of related destruction and devastation.
Humanity has long known the dangers of idle gossip. The process of verbal embellishment and fabrication led to countless battles, social exile, and even Inquisition horrors, just in the previous millennium.
Emma Rogers was the prettiest lady in Claiborne County, Tennessee. Her beauty and finery earned her the title, “The Belle of Powell Valley.
Elsie Lawson was a bright and vivacious 11-year-old in 1921. She lived with her family at the end of Pulp Row, or “Chinch Row” in Kingsport, Tennessee.
Further reading and information on the Rotherwood Mansion and its history: Bachman, Rev.
The proverbial “axe murderer” is a staple of many urban legends. It’s been the subject of countless works in film and fiction, inspired by very real events like the Villisca Axe Murders and the Axeman of New Orleans.
Sullivan County’s only hanging took place on November 17, 1897. Some rumors state it was actually done inside the courthouse, but there’s little documentation to go by.