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6 edition of Mountain ghost stories and curious tales of western North Carolina found in the catalog.

Mountain ghost stories and curious tales of western North Carolina

by Randy Russell

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Published by J.F. Blair in Winston-Salem, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina.,
  • Appalachian Mountains.
    • Subjects:
    • Ghosts -- North Carolina.,
    • Witchcraft -- North Carolina.,
    • Ghosts -- Appalachian Mountains.,
    • Witchcraft -- Appalachian Mountains.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMountain ghost stories.
      Statementby Randy Russell and Janet Barnett.
      ContributionsBarnett, Janet.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBF1472.U6 R87 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 109 p. ;
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2042612M
      ISBN 100895870649
      LC Control Number88019380
      OCLC/WorldCa18165850

        The tallest brick lighthouse in North America has quite the haunted history. The most well-known ghost story is that of the Carroll A. Deering ship, known as the Ghost Ship, that washed ashore in void of passengers or equipment. Oddly, the only items found on board were food laid out as though for a meal. This is one book you have never read before—fierce and honest, with a brave little heroine who'll steal your heart. Previous More Tales of the South Carolina Low Country Next Mountain Ghost Stories and Curious Tales of Western North Carolina. Mulberry. Mulberry. A Novel Paulette Boudreaux. Trust me. This is one book you have never.

        United States - Western North Carolina Ghosts -- Info for the Thorough Tourist - As promised, here's a guide to the ghosts of the Asheville-Hendersonville area of Western North Carolina. In the dark skies above Brown Mountain, North Carolina, eerie ghost lights have been spotted in the night sky for over a century. To many eyewitnesses, the lights appear as glowing orbs that hover in the sky above the mountain before suddenly disappearing or soundlessly exploding. The first reported sighting of the Brown Mountain Lights was in.

      Among the many legends of the proud Cherokee people of North America is the curious tale of a race of little people who were said to inhabit the wilds of North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia, and who the Natives called the Nunne’hi, meaning “people who live anywhere,” as well as the Yûñwï Tsunsdi’, or “Little People.”In appearance they were said to look just like human beings.   Sure, enduring tales of pirates, shipwrecks, hauntings, and the Lost Colony speak about the dead — but they say more about the living. In the South, our fears and values as a people are best captured in a good ghost story. Here are four classics from the Outer Banks to .


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For centuries, t /5(17). When I was a kid I loved to check out this book at my school library,not only because it was a proclaimed 'ghost book' and had fascinating stories but because my grandparents always had some interesting facts and legends/tales about these stories are mountain folktales pure and simple and there are tales in this book involving ghosts and mysterious occurences such as the Brown /5.

Get this from a library. Mountain ghost stories and curious tales of western North Carolina. [Randy Russell; Janet Barnett] -- Eighteen stories deal with witches, ghosts, an enchanted lake, a phantom choir, a lover's leap, Bigfoot, fairies, and magic.

Buy a cheap copy of Mountain Ghost Stories and Curious Tales book by Randy Russell. For centuries, the mountains of western North Carolina have inspired wonder and awe. It was only natural that man, after gazing at such scenic wonders, would turn Free shipping over $/5(5).

Mountain Ghost Stories is a pretty short book, coming in at just over pages. I would have loved to see pictures of some of the locations mentioned, but there are none.

If you are interested in mountain folklore, Indian myths/traditions, or North Carolina history, you Reviews: 9. Credits: Oral stories and tales from Canton and Camp Hope; “Boojum, North Carolina’s Bigfoot”, North Carolina Ghost Stories and Legends; “Bigfoot of the Balsams”, Mountain Ghost Stories and Curious Tales of Western North Carolina, by Randy Russell and Janet Barnette.

“Boojum of. North Carolina's mountains are full of phantoms, spooks, haunts, haints, weird creatures and crazy happenings. The hills are filled with classic ghost stories, and with places to go to seek out the unusual and paranormal.

We've got demon dogs, haunted hot springs, mysterious lights, stories and songs to keep folk singers and storytellers busy. North Carolina Ghosts is a collection of ghost stories, legends, and folklore from the Tarheel state. We have stories from the North Carolina Mountains, the Central Piedmont, and from along the North Carolina stories are Every story presented here has been thoroughly researched.

3. For a bit of comic relief, lets talk about another strange mountain story involving a 'half-ape, half-man' named Boojum. Sure, each state has a Big Foot story, but North Carolina's involves a LOVE story.

The beast boojum was known to be very greedy, he loved rubies and collected glass bottles. He also, loved women, and would spy on them bathing. The Nunnehi are a race of immortal spirit people in Cherokee the Cherokee language, Nunnehi literally means "The People Who Live Anywhere", but it is often translated into English as "The People Who Live Forever", or simply "The Immortals".

The Cherokee believed the Nunnehi to be a type of supernatural human being, completely distinct from ghosts and nature spirits, as well as. Mountain Ghost Stories and Curious Tales of Western North Carolina. Randy Russell. Hardcover. Quantity: Add To Cart.

Facebook 0 Twitter Pinterest 0. For centuries, the mountains of western North Carolina have inspired wonder and awe. It was only natural that man, after gazing at such scenic wonders, would turn some of the mystery he felt.

One particular place in North Carolina that continues to fascinate paranormal investigators is the USS North Carolina. Records show that during the second world war, a soldier died in the battleship’s washroom during a torpedo strike.

He is one of the ghosts that is now said to haunt the USS North Carolina. However, he is by no means alone. Spearfinger One of the oldest tales in the Smoky Mountains is the Cherokee legend of Spearfinger famous along the eastern side of Tennessee and western North Carolina.

Her Cherokee name, U’tlun’ta translates to “she had it sharp” referring to a sharp finger on her right hand which was said to resemble a spear or obsidian knife. mountain ghost stories and curious tales of western north carolina R. Russell & J. Barnett This collection of eighteen stories presents some of the mystery and awe that the mountains convey, and it may alter your perception of the Blue Ridge and Smoky mountains forever.

Randy Russell and Janet Barnett in their book Mountain Ghost Stories And Curious Tales of Western North Carolina say that “The first documented sighting of the lights was inwhen Gerard William de Brahm, a German engineer visiting the area, wrote that Brown mountain emitted a nitrous vapor which was borne by the wind.” The vapor, as.

Ghost Stories and Tall Tales of the American South. North Carolina creature story of two boys whose nighttime possum hunt brings an encounter with a terrifying mountain Hob Goblin. The Haunted Bridge of Lookout Mountain (Ghost Stories) Creepy true story of a haunted bridge that once stood near Lookout Mountain, Alabama.

Ghost Stories and Tall Tales of the American South. Appalachian Mountain ghost stories, culture, folklore and people. In western North Carolina in particular slaves were used heavily. In most counties in the slave to master ratio wasin Charleston at the same time it’showever those platatio s were much larger.

NCpedia has a great set of articles for you to browse. If books are more your style, North Carolina Legends, published by North Carolina Historical Publications would make a great addition to your library. Our friends at North Carolina Miscellany have also put together a great “Haunted North Carolina” series of blog posts worth a read.

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Randy Russell and Janet Barnett.Author/s: Barnett, Janet Russell, Randy Publication Information for Mountain Ghost Stories and Curious Tales of Western North Carolina. Find this book in a library near you: Originally published in ; ISBN: The story that this photo tells us is that in in the wilds of western Canada some trappers and mountain men encountered a bigfoot and shot him.

It may have happened near their cabin. They took a photo-graph of it. But there is more: the photo had some writing on .