Haunted Virginia

Haunted Virginia
Author: Pamela K. Kinney
Publsiher: Schiffer Pub Limited
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2009
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN 13: 9780764332814

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Like every state in the Union, Virginia has unique myths, legends, and yes, even true stories that sound much like legends, but aren't. Learn about the urban legend of the Bunnyman and what happens to mortals at his Bunnyman Bridge in Clifton at midnight on Halloween. Prepare to discover the myths surrounding Edgar Allan Poe and other famous Virginians. See why Natural Bridge is actually a haunted tourist attraction. And what makes the Great Dismal Swamp so creepy: Is it the ghosts or Bigfoot? Meet the Witch of Pungo in Virginia Beach and find out that Mothman and the Jersey Devil actually visited Virginia. Read Virginian stories of witches, demons, monsters, ghosts, pirates, strange animals, and soldiers from the Civil War. Come visit a most amazing, frightening, and even intriguing Virginia that you never knew existed..

Explorer's Guide Virginia Beach, Richmond and Tidewater Virginia: Includes Williamsburg, Norfolk, and Jamestown: A Great Destination

Explorer's Guide Virginia Beach, Richmond and Tidewater Virginia: Includes Williamsburg, Norfolk, and Jamestown: A Great Destination
Author: Renee Wright
Publsiher: The Countryman Press
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2011-10-17
Genre: Travel
ISBN 13: 1581579039

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The definitive, comprehensive guide to Virginia Beach, Richmond and surrounding areas, with hundreds of lodging, dining, and recreational recommendations. Explore this vital region—Virginia Beach and Richmond, the state capitol. Author Renee Wright offers extensive coverage of Colonial Williamsburg, historic James-town, and Norfolk, home to the great Atlantic Fleet. Includes special sections on Civil War battlefields, maritime history, Hampton Roads’ quadricentennial, and bird-watching opportunities in the region..

A Ghost on Every Corner

A Ghost on Every Corner
Author: Dawn Colclasure
Publsiher: Gypsy Shadow Publishing
Total Pages: 393
Release: 2019-09-30
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN 13: 1619502062

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There’s a ghost town then there’s a “ghost” town! A Ghost on Every Corner is a collection of stories from paranormal investigators who have done investigations in some of America’s most haunted cities. Read about the ghost haunting a restaurant in Galena, Illinois, or about a Gettysburg Battlefield ghost who follows an investigator home! There’s also Marilyn Monroe’s ghost haunting the famous Roosevelt Hotel, a ghost violently attacking an investigator at the Sallie House and the ghost of Edgar Allan Poe’s adoptive father angrily pushing an investigator down the stairs! You’ll also get to read historical (as well as ghostly!) information about places such as The Alamo, Myrtles Plantation and the famous BirdCage Theater. Walk with investigators located across the country as they gather evidence about ghosts and go where no other would dare to tread!.

Loath Letters

Loath Letters
Author: Christy Leigh Stewart
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 158
Release: 2010-02-07
Genre: Short stories, American
ISBN 13: 0557274397

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Step into the world that exists inside all our heads. There are no secrets, no taboos, just humans being human. This book opens the door to our innermost sanctum so we can all gawk at the odd, horrific, fantastic side of human's less spoken of nature. In this collection of short stories, you'll both laugh and cringe, maybe be left feeling violated or finally understood. Dive into the minds of humanity and view a world through gray-tinted glasses.If women ruled the world there would be no war, but we would all have been aborted..

Haunted America FAQ

Haunted America FAQ
Author: Dave Thompson
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2000-01-01
Genre: Travel
ISBN 13: 149504601X

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HAUNTED AMERICA FAQ: ALL THATS LEFT TO KNOW ABOUT THE MOST HAUNTED HOUSES CEMETERIES.

Texas Myths and Legends

Texas Myths and Legends
Author: Donna Ingham
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2016-09-01
Genre: History
ISBN 13: 1493026135

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Each episode included in this book explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Texas’s history. From rumors of Jean Lafitte's buried treasures to the hanging of Chipita Rodriguez and the love story of Frenchy McCormick, Texas Myths and Legends makes history fun and pulls back the curtain on some of the state's most fascinating and compelling stories..

Pennsylvania Myths and Legends

Pennsylvania Myths and Legends
Author: Kara Hughes
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 249
Release: 2022-09-01
Genre: History
ISBN 13: 149306746X

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Part of the Myths and Legends series, Myths and Legends of Pennsylvania explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Pennsylvania’s history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in Pennsylvania's history. Featuring stories about the notorious Murder Swamp, the coal mine that turned a vibrant town into a virtual ghost town, the USS Eldridge vanishing from the Philadelphia Navy Yard, and many more..

American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore [3 volumes]

American Myths, Legends, and Tall Tales: An Encyclopedia of American Folklore [3 volumes]
Author: Christopher R. Fee
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 1160
Release: 2016-08-29
Genre: Social Science
ISBN 13: 1610695682

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A fascinating survey of the entire history of tall tales, folklore, and mythology in the United States from earliest times to the present, including stories and myths from the modern era that have become an essential part of contemporary popular culture. • Presents a compelling mix of some 500 entries drawn from traditional Native American and European American culture as well as Mexican American, African American, Chinese American, and other national traditions • Includes numerous primary documents that help readers to pinpoint and understand the origins of different myths and legends as well as how they evolve over time • Features a wide variety of entries drawn from newer traditions of science fiction, urban legends, and conspiracy theories • Supplies bibliographic references with each entry that include websites for further reading and research.

Haunted Delaware

Haunted Delaware
Author: Patricia A. Martinelli
Publsiher: Stackpole Books
Total Pages: 119
Release: 2006
Genre: History
ISBN 13: 0811732975

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Tales of unexplained phenomena in Delaware. Includes information on local ghost tours..

Colorado Myths and Legends

Colorado Myths and Legends
Author: Jan Murphy
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 164
Release: 2016-11-01
Genre: History
ISBN 13: 1493023195

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From the Anasazi cliff dwellings to tales of Buffalo Bill's bravado, and from an unsolved bank robbery in Denver to the murder of Jon Benet Ramsey, Colorado Myths and Legends examines a fascinating array of puzzling events, unsolved mysteries, and tragic crimes in the often troubled (but always compelling!) history of the Centennial State. Read about the mysterious French miner-turned-hotelier, the incongruous Great Sand Dunes that stretch for miles at the base of towering snow-capped mountains, and the strange disappearance of an entire ancient civilization..

North Carolina Myths and Legends

North Carolina Myths and Legends
Author: Sara Pitzer
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 196
Release: 2015-10-01
Genre: History
ISBN 13: 1493015869

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North CarolinaMyths and Legends explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in North Carolina’s history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in North Carolina history. Read about the Cherokee legend of the Judaculla rock. Try to figure out if Tom Dula, subject of many a local myth and a popular folk song, really did murder his wife. Speculate as to what really caused the Carolina Bays indentations..

Arizona Myths and Legends

Arizona Myths and Legends
Author: Sam Lowe
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2016-11-01
Genre: History
ISBN 13: 1493023055

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Arizona Myths and Legends explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Arizona’s history, like the story of Pearl Hart or the ghosts that live in the Hotel Vendome. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in Arizona history..

Oregon Myths and Legends

Oregon Myths and Legends
Author: Jim Yuskavitch
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2017-04-13
Genre: History
ISBN 13: 1493028278

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From the mysterious disappearance of hijacker D.B. Cooper to persistent rumors of bigfoot, this selection of thirteen stories from Oregon's past explores some of the Beaver State's most compelling mysteries and debunks some of its most famous myths. Read about the mysterious disappearances of several people over the years around Mount Emily, relive the gruesome discovery of three murdered trappers near the Deschutes River, and learn why many people believe an eleven-ton meteorite might be hidden in the mountains of southwestern Oregon..

More Spooky Campfire Tales

More Spooky Campfire Tales
Author: S. E. Schlosser
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 211
Release: 2014-06-03
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN 13: 1493011243

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Pull up a chair or gather round the campfire and get ready for creepy tales of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences under starry skies. Whether read around the campfire on a dark and stormy night or from the backseat of the family van on the way to grandma's, this is a collection to treasure..

Montana Myths and Legends

Montana Myths and Legends
Author: Edward Lawrence
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 156
Release: 2016-06-05
Genre: History
ISBN 13: 1493023500

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Tales of intrigue in this book include unusual unsolved crimes, unidentified flying objects, spine-tingling ghost stories, well-documented sea creature sightings, and more. Based on historic accounts from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Montana Myths and Legends recounts several myths and mysteries from the Big Sky State's past, verifying some tales from multiple accounts and exposing some stories for what may have really occurred. From a haunted prison in Red Lodge to persistent rumors of bigfoot appearances, from whispered descriptions of the "tommyknockers" who help miners in trouble to a famous union organizer found lynched from a bridge in Butte, this selection of fourteen stories from Montana's past explores some of the Treasure State's most compelling mysteries and debunks some of its most famous myths..

Spooky Georgia

Spooky Georgia
Author: S. E. Schlosser
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 212
Release: 2012-08-07
Genre: History
ISBN 13: 0762789565

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Pull up a chair or gather round the campfire and get ready for creepy tales of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences in the Peach State. Whether read around the campfire on a dark and stormy night or from the backseat of the family van on the way to grandma's, this is a collection to treasure..

Nevada Myths and Legends

Nevada Myths and Legends
Author: Richard Moreno
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2019-09-01
Genre: History
ISBN 13: 1493039830

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From the mystery of a U.S. Senator's death (was he kept on ice until after the election?) to a haunting of the Governor's mansion, this selection of fourteen stories from Nevada's past explores some of the Silver State's most compelling mysteries and debunks some of its most famous myths..