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Haunted North Carolina : ghosts and strange phenomena of the Tar Heel State / Patty A. Wilson ; illustrations by Heather Adel Wiggins.

Author/creator Wilson, Patty A.
Other author/creatorWiggins, Heather Adel.
Format Book and Print
Edition1st ed.
Publication InfoMechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, ©2009.
Descriptionvi, 138 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Introduction -- Coastal region -- The Lost Colony -- Virginia Dare and the white deer -- The Ghost Ship Crissie Wright -- Captain Harper's encounter -- The spirits of Fort Fisher -- The cursed town of Bath -- The ghostly prints of the Cutlar Farm -- Hatteras Jack -- The mystery of the Carroll A. Deering -- Nell Cropsey -- A woman of conviction -- The flaming phantom ship of Ocracoke Inlet -- Graveyard of the Atlantic -- Blackbeard's many haunts -- The tragic spirit of Theodosia Burr -- The Sanderling screamer -- Inner coastal plain -- The murderous spirit -- Thalian Hall's spectral cast and crew -- The Pactolus light -- The Maco lights -- The spirits of Camp Lejeune -- The devil and Glendinning -- The beast of Bladenboro -- Eastern Piedmont -- The whatever you call it -- The legend of Peter Dromgoole -- Tuckertown's local witch -- The drinking ghost -- Ghost steps at the White-Holman House -- Lydia's last ride -- The haunted State Capitol -- Governor Fowle's bed -- The white horse of Poole's Woods -- The devil's tramping ground -- The ghostly gang of Hannah's Creek Swamp -- A presence at Mill Creek Bridge -- Western Piedmont -- The wreck at Bostian Bridge -- The Brown Mountain lights -- Lake Norman's monster -- Louise -- Santer cats -- The angry spirit of McIntosh Mine -- Chaffin's will -- Dead or alive? -- The ghosts of Gold Hill -- Brothers House -- Old Salem Tavern -- Blue Ridge -- Yunwi Tsundi -- The lover's leap of Blowing Rock -- The devil's stairs -- The ghostly chorus of Roan Mountain -- Tsali's sacrifice -- The lantern bearer -- The ghostly lovers of the Pisgah -- The Boojum of Haywood County -- The spirit rider.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 133-135).
LCCN 2009019333
ISBN9780811735858 (pbk.)
ISBN0811735850 (pbk.)

Available Items

Library Location Call Number Status Item Actions
Joyner NC Stacks BF1472.U6 W5575 2009 ✔ Available Place Hold

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