In March of 1937, Sir Alexander Seton, of Edinburgh, Scotland, acquired a few bits of bones from Egypt. Supposedly, the bones were from the body of a Pharaoh. Almost immediately, strange events began to occur at his home.
The phantom fiddler is pretty common in American folklore, depending upon which region you’re researching. Here is a growing collection of “phantom fiddler” lore and legend. The Phantom Fiddler of Johnson County, Tennessee Years ago, in Johnson County, Tennessee, there was an expert fiddle player named Martin Stone.
There is a legend in certain Southern Appalachian forests of a sinister lady who lives in remote locations. Sure lures people, particularly men, to come and look for her with a beautiful song. When the unsuspecting individual arrives where she is, they are driven mad.
There is an old house in a rural portion of Northeastern Tennessee. The manor house was once owned by a recluse, no one really knew him and he maintained his privacy. Gossips and tall tales revolved around him and the locals eventually began to call him a “warlock,” just because of his behavior.
Vampires are in no way new to the Western world, they’ve existed in the Eastern world perhaps even longer. Tsze-Chan, author of Tsachiven (600 B.C.
One story from the Appalachian Mountains concerns two bothers, Brahm and Beau. All through their life, they fought, as many brothers do. Brahm grew up tall and strong, but Beau didn’t inherit the same traits.
There is only the foundation left of Willow Church in Northeastern Tennessee. This was a slave church during the era of the Civil War. During the war, the Union Army approached their homes and a group fled to the safety of the church and locked themselves in.
There is a legend from Eastern Tennessee, that of “Old Tom.” Tom was said to be a lady’s man during the roaring 1920s. During the time, even in Appalachian regions, “speakeasys” and bootlegging were common.
Einstein declared atomic energy was not supernatural. This article is a reprint from The Hauntmasters Club, a link is provided below. I thought it was incredibly interesting and wanted to syndicate:
This elaborate and bizarre estate is outside of San Jose in California. The home was constructed by Sarah Winchester, heiress to the Winchester arms fortune. It is a vivid and lasting example of how a grieving person can be manipulated.