Reports flooded national headlines in December of 1938. The Sybert family lived along Wallen’s Creek in Powell Mountain.
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.
The “Code Duello” is the historic term for the “gentlemanly” act of dueling. This historic practice permeated societies around the globe for centuries.
Smith was not the only one to suffer after he left Virginia. Jamestown became a veritable ghost town.
History books have been written of Virginia since Captain John Smith’s Generall Historie of Virginia, produced by the London Company of England. He authored books on his travels many years after he retired from exploration.
The landscape in Southwestern Virginia flourished in the 1880s. The thriving mining industry meant towns and cities developed faster across the state’s mountainous region than elsewhere.
American history is filled with atrocities committed by the Ku Klux Klan. It brings a welcome sense of divine justice to discover situations where their nefarious activities were turned upon them.
Dr. Isaac “Cam” Anderson, brother of Bristol’s Mayor Anderson, wedded a Gate City beauty named Mary Nelms in October of 1901.
A lavish wedding occurred at Virginia’s Emory and Henry College, in May of 1855. Noted bachelor Henry Solon Kane, Esq.
Thomas Haydin was a man who loved the ladies. In April of 1897, that affection caught up with him.