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Ghosts of the Yadkin Valley / R.G. Absher.

Author/creator Absher, R. G.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoCharleston, SC : History Press, 2009.
Description127 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Subject(s)
Series Haunted America
Haunted America. ^A398725
Contents Classic haunted house characteristics -- Séance on the mountain -- Ghosts of the Colonial Period -- Native American occupation -- Mulberry fields -- Tale of Twin Poplars -- Connections to the Brown Mountain Lights -- The American Revolutionary War -- The ghost of Bugaboo Creek -- The White Horse ghost -- Cleveland's revenge -- Biggerstaff hangings -- The hangings at the Tory Oak -- Zachariah Wells -- The last hanging in Wilkes -- The Robert Cleveland House -- William Lenoir -- Fort Defiance -- The haunts of Fort Defiance -- Ghosts of the nineteenth century -- The Brown-Cowles House -- William Henry Harrison Cowles -- Stoneman's raid -- Vanishing lady on horseback -- Tragic buggy accident at Brown-Cowles -- Fort Hamby -- The painting of General James B. Gordon -- Dead Man's hollow -- Tom Dooley -- Whippoorwill Academy -- Tom Dooley Road -- Nellie -- Thumper's Branch -- Ghosts of the Smithey Hotel -- Nikard B. Smithey -- Sounds of running children -- Bertha Bell, the county health nurse -- The lady who admires art -- The helpful waitress -- The man with the keys -- Too much to drink -- The instant hitchhiker -- Lights out in the basement -- Other ghosts of the Wilkesboros -- Finley Law Office -- The English cottage -- Johnson-Hubbard House -- Wilkesboro Presbyterian Chapel -- Benton Hall -- Daddy's ghost -- The sweeping lady -- Ghosts in the Hollows -- Mists on the mountain -- The ghosts of the Green Park Inn -- The devil dog of Purlear -- Gravity Hill -- The ghosts of Elkin Creek Vineyard -- The Confederate Sentinels of Elkin -- An encounter at a drowning site -- The man in overalls -- Pleasant dreams -- The town cemetery -- The old hook on the car door story -- The last stop -- A farmhouse in Georgia -- Yadkin Valley attractions.
LCCN 2009015723
ISBN9781596297111
ISBN1596297115

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Joyner NC Stacks BF1472.U6 A27 2009 ✔ Available Place Hold

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