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Ghost Stories of the Appalachians

Ghost Stories of the Appalachians

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Published by Lone Pine Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ghost,
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12221916M
    ISBN 101894877209
    ISBN 109781894877206
    OCLC/WorldCa364977594

      Ghosts of the Appalachian Trail Stretching 2, miles from Georgia to Maine, the Appalachian Trail covers some of the most rugged and stunningly beautiful country in the United States. Winding its way over mountains and valleys, it is beloved by hikers keen to experience the peace and solitude of the wilderness.   On one hand, it could be like that phone app that makes it sound like zombies are nearing anytime you slow your pace on a run. On the other, it’s just another way to connect to the trail through history, stories, and culture. I have been giving ghost tours seasonally for about three years, but I promise to keep my ghost stories to myself.

    An Appalachian ghost story is one that has taken place in any one of the following states: Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, Georgia, South Carolina, and Pennsylvania. This mountain range is home to more than a few famous ghost stories, many of which have become : Charlotte Gerber. McDow Hole – Anatomy Of A Texas Ghost Story (Ghost Stories) Spooky Texas legend of the McDow Hole, where ghost sightings of pioneer woman Jenny Papworth and her baby have long been reported. Historian Bob Hopkins brings us the definitive study of this and other hauntings.

    By James Gay Jones. Storyteller James Gay Jones has compiled a wonderful collection of tales in Appalachian Ghost Stories.ᅠ A teacher at Glenville State College, Jones collected some stories from his students, and some from parents and relatives which were told over slow-burning winter fires.ᅠ Usually attributed to specific counties and locales in West Virginia, these tales are especially. Then you will love Appalachian Magazine’s Ghost Stories & Haint Tales: A Collection of Memories & Commentaries a Collection of Memories and Commentaries from the Mountains of Appalachia! Click here to check out the book on Amazon!


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Ghost Stories of the Appalachians Download PDF EPUB FB2

In the mysterious shadows of the Appalachian Mountains, ghosts linger long after their bodies have been put to rest.

This old, eroded mountain chain stretches from northern Alabama in the south all the way to Maine in the northeast. Veteran ghost stories writer Susan Smitten has written a spine-tingling collection of tales to thrill and entertain:Format: Paperback.

Veteran ghost Ghost Stories of the Appalachians book Susan Smitten has written a spine-tingling collection of tales to thrill and entertain: in Tryon, North Carolina, a wom In the mysterious shadows of the Appalachian Mountains, ghosts linger long after their bodies have been put to rest/5(13).

Tales From Bloody Breathitt is much more than a ghost story book. It is a journey back in time, to a rural Eastern Kentucky communty filled with colorful characters and rugged, mysterious places. This collection of 16 short stories is told in a sincere, authentic voice that will make the reader feel like he or she is right there in the story/5(15).

"Ghosts and Haunts from the Appalachian Foothills" is not really a book of short stories per se. Its narratives are the literary equivalent of a Grandma Moses painting: a moment of time in rural America.

Most of the narratives of ghostly encounters are charming, but not very frightening, because there is no evocation of tension or suspense/5(11). Cold, Cold Hand: Stories of Ghosts and Haunts from the Appalachian Foothills Paperback – February 2, by James V.

Burchill (Author) out of 5 stars 11 ratings. See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(11). Adults and children alike enjoy a good ghost tale.

The Southern Mountain region is rich with haunted legends and superstitions. These short stories are previously unpublished and have been handed down for generations spanning nearly a : $ Witches, Ghosts, and Signs: Folklore of the Southern Appalachians by the renowned West Virginia folklorist and former West Virginia University English professor Patrick W.

Gainer not only highlights stories that both amuse and raise goosebumps, but also begins with a description of the people and culture of the by: 4.

I began looking at books by James Gay Jones on Appalachian folklore and ghost stories and in the process I found a book by Professor Patrick W. Gainer of West Virginia titled Witches Ghosts and Signs that I continue to return to because of his decisive stand against negative stereotyping that has been directed toward Appalachia and the disassociation that it has caused internally/5(26).

To me, the book seemed to be more of a folklore collection than a story anthology, which would explain why there would be so many similar ones; ghost stories seem to have common themes. Imagine you're sitting around a campfire on a chill autumn night/5.

The book Ghosts of Bristol: Haunting Tales from the Twin Cities by V. Bud Phillips features ghost stories and lore of the local region and relates an. This collection of authentic ghost stories and legends was gathered from those who have lived in the Appalachian mountains for generations.

A sequel to the popular "Ghosts and Haunts from the Appalachian Foothills," these scary stories are fun folklore for readers of all ages/5. Buy a cheap copy of Ghosts and Haunts from the Appalachian book by Linda J. Crider. This collection of spooky, authentic legends of Appalachian ghosts was gathered from those who have lived in the foothills for generations.

Free shipping over $/5(5). Wizard Clip: Visitors to the small town of Middleway, West Virginia might see symbols of a pair of scissors and half-moon crescents on various signs, buildings and even homes. Big John’s Ghost: In her book about West Virginia ghost tales, The Tell-Tale Lilac Bush, the late folklorist Ruth Ann Musick recorded this tale.

Ghost Tales & Superstitions of Southern Appalachian Mountains - book trailer Ghost Stories From a Haunted House - Duration: a simple life in the appalachian mountains - all chapters. In the introduction to the first edition of Witches, Ghosts, and Signs: Folklore of the Southern Appalachians, Dr.

Patrick W. Gainer wrote, "The material presented in this volume has been collected from people in West Virginia over the last half-century. Long /5. Ghost story and comedy, all in one. The Gatehouse Ghost story is a true story that happened to me. West Virginia’s most famous ghost story, The Greenbrier Ghost.

A true story of something that happened to me. It still gives me shivers to remember it. One of the stories from Jackson County, Sidna is a tale I often tell. W hen I was younger, about eight, I saw my first ghost. We were hiking in the Appalachian Mountains, back country camping.

I was terrified about sleeping in the woods near the top of a mountain, but my mother said we would be just fine. Appalachian Mountain Culture and Ghost Stories. Appalachian Mountain ghost stories, culture, folklore and people. Ask many longtime residents of the Southern Appalachian Mountains whether they believe in ghosts and the answer is likely to be an emphatic “no.”.

In this strongly Protestant region of the South, humorously called the “buckle of the Bible Belt,” such beliefs are considered by some to be. Follow along with me on a quick trip to a local section of the trail that is considered haunted after the brutal murder of hiker Janice Balza.

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