The Featherbed Ghost

This entry is part 1 of 7 in the series Haunted Houses

Dances were a common fixture of Appalachian life well into the early Dances were a common fixture of Appalachian life well into the early Twentieth Century. They were a form of entertainment, as well as a public forum to discuss community events and efforts. Everyone danced, feasted, and sang until well after midnight. Entire families […]

The Caged Ghost of Glenwood

This entry is part 2 of 7 in the series Haunted Houses

Frank Turnbrook left a wife and several daughters when he was summoned to fight in the Civil War. He would eventually be known as General Frank Turnbrook. Mrs. Turnbrook took her children into Maryland, where she thought they would be safe. They moved to a small town called Glenwood in 1861. She was fortunate enough […]

Spirited Tuckahoe

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Haunted Houses

This home, near Jamestown, Virginia, is also known as the “Randolph family mansion.” Most of the world, however, knows it as “Tuckahoe.” This home has a lengthy history of legend and haunting. The legend and lore behind it has been discussed for centuries. The house’s origins remain debatable because of its early age. Some records […]

Old Hell’s Cabin

This entry is part 4 of 7 in the series Haunted Houses

Old Hell’s cabin was located in Pocahontas, Virginia. This town sits in Tazewell County. There’s an area around Pocahontas called Sinking Creek and once, a log cabin there was known simply as, “Old Hell’s Cabin.” “Old Hell,” was the nickname of Philip Hellingham. He was an old bachelor who spent decades in the 3-room log […]

The Warlock House

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Haunted Houses

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. His house […]

Willow Church

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Haunted Houses

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. The army eventually surrounded the church and they […]

Woman in the Shack

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Haunted Houses

There’s a shack in Tennessee, somewhere around the Gap Creek area. Decades ago, when traveling salesmen were frequent visitors, one such salesman had a difficult day in the area. He worked hard, but his success had been only minor. He was walking towards the next town when a storm came. The only shelter within sight […]

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