John Bell was already a successful North Carolina planter in 1804 when he brought his wife, Lucy, and six children to Robertson County, Tennessee. He eventually became owner of a 1,000-acre farm, in Adams, Tennessee. They were as blessed with children as they were monetary prosperity, and eventually had a total of seven sons and two daughters.
Most of us who frequent the internet, or who have kids that frequent the internet, will inevitably stumble across a reference to the, “Slenderman.” If so, you have witnessed what is now termed a, “meme.” First, a meme is an idea that, “goes viral.
It was the worst storm in our national history. What can we learn from the events surrounding Hurricane Katrina? Hurricane Katrina hit the United States towards the end of August in 2005.
The Bunny Man legend has made its way through many states in the nation, but most people still don’t know how it started. Who was the “Bunny Man?” This staple of urban myth is a common tale in my state of Virginia.
In the Scott County area of Virginia, there lived a man who would certainly draw attention today. As far as it’s known, no such figure existed before or after him. He lived in the region from birth until death, encompassing the latter portion of the Nineteenth Century and into the Twentieth.
Today, I’m highlighting the discoveries of horned skulls through history. I came across this recently and decided to post some of the article here. I’ll leave a link in case you’d like to check it out.
Legends abound when it comes to the arena of portents, omens and signs. One such legend is that of the “Midnight Axe.” This lore has roots in England, Mexico, and Ceylon (which is Sri Lanka today).
Burying grounds were discovered in Sparta, Tennessee, in 1828. Unlike the majority in the area, these corpses didn’t belong to the Native American, English, German or any other identifiable, ethnic group. The discovery has fallen out of legend and into obscurity.