Monthly Archives: October 2010

Listen Here: Appalachian History Weekly posts today

We post a new episode of Appalachian History weekly podcast every Sunday. You can start listening right away by clicking the podcast icon over on the right side of your screen. If you’d rather grab the show off itunes for later listening, click here: We open today’s show with the story of the Wizard Clip […]

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The Brown Mountain Lights

Please welcome guest blogger David Biddix.  Biddix co-authored, along with Chris Hollifield, ‘Spruce Pine,’ (Arcadia Publishing 2009), a photographic survey of that North Carolina town’s colorful history. A true ghost story is found in the hills of Burke County, NC, where the eerie Brown Mountain Lights dance along the ridgeline of a low-slung mountain in […]

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The Red Streaks on the White Mausoleum

Please welcome guest blogger Timothy W. Hooker, an English instructor at Cleveland State Community College in Tennessee. Tim’s most recent book is a memoir, “Sushi Tuesday” (2010) from his long running blog of the same name. Tim has also written a novel, a play, and a short story collection.  Since 1996 he’s penned the creative […]

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Listen Here: Appalachian History Weekly posts today

We post a new episode of Appalachian History weekly podcast every Sunday. You can start listening right away by clicking the podcast icon over on the right side of your screen. If you’d rather grab the show off itunes for later listening, click here: We open today’s show with one Henry Harvey Fuson describing everyday […]

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The bottle tree

Are your premises safe against haints, furies and other such ornery spirits? Have you painted your front door blue? Has the neighborhood seen a sudden upsurge of bottles dangling upside down in the trees? She knew that there could be a spell put in trees, and she was familiar from the time she was born […]

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