MountainLore ציבורי
[search 0]
עוד

Download the App!

show episodes
 
Loading …
show series
 
We have a Jack Tale for you today. Once upon a time old Jack decided to hit the road to find some easy work. This he did, and in the process he encountered a witch and her coven. To find out what happened next, just hit that start button on this podcast episode! You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast wherever you download your favorite podca…
 
In the latter part of the 19th century feuds were common across remote parts of Appalachia, the most well-known of which was the feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys. They weren’t the only feudists, though. In Rowan County, Kentucky at that time two families, the Martins and the Tollivers, were engaged in a bloody feud of their own. Today we t…
 
A sailor retired to the Bull Run Mountains, part of the Blue Ridge, in Virginia. With him, the sailor brought many exotic and unusual things and people from far-distant parts of the world. He also, it was said, brought some unusual and odd beliefs as well. What happened to this sailor after his life on this earth was done is our tale today. You can…
 
We are back from Christmas break with a new bit of folklore for you! If you’re in the Asheville, North Carolina, area when it snows, look up at nearby Mr. Pisgah. There you’ll see what looks like the image of a man and a woman, known locally as the bride and the groom. That name comes from an old folklore told in that part of North Carolina for yea…
 
What happens if that bargain you got at a yard sale turns out to be occupied by the ghost of a person who happens to be experiencing the horrors it saw right before death? That’s our tale today. You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spreaker, Audible, Spotify or on your own favorite podcast app. Sweet dreams, podcast list…
 
We’re back after the Thanksgiving holidays, ready to head on into the Christmas season. Speaking of Christmas… Did you know that Christmas has a dark side? It does, at least in some parts of not just Appalachia but around the world, in the form of a shaggy, horned man-goat named Krampus! Merry Christmas…and, uh, sweet Christmas dreams, y’all!…
 
Many years ago, it’s said, a young woman met and fell in love with a strange, hairy creature in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Today we tell the tale of Annie and the Boojum, Appalachia’s own tale of Beauty and the Beast. If you’ve not done so already, be sure to subscribe to the MountainLore podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spreaker, Stitcher,…
 
Halloween is fast approaching, so Gena and I did a little digging in our archives and found the scariest tale we could find for you…that is 100% TRUE! From 2019 we bring you a tale of ghosts, spirit possession and evil that happened to a young radio disc jockey and his girlfriend in a house they were renting in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the early 19…
 
In 1932 a woman’s body was found alongside a road in Logan County, West Virginia. The woman was wearing a bloodstained blue polka dot dress. There were two trials of two different men later that year in which salacious gossip about this woman’s alleged affairs were told. In the end one man was acquitted and the other man, a black handyman, was conv…
 
Many years ago, it’s said, a cruel coal mine owner in Harlan County had a troublesome miner and his family brutally murdered. Ever since that time tales have been told of a headless ghost, that of the miner’s daughter, appearing to travelers along the road at Black Mountain. Today we tell the story of Headless Annie Be sure to subscribe to the Moun…
 
Ramsey Cascades in Greenbrier Cove Greenbrier Cove is located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It’s a great place to hike and to enjoy nature. It’s also a great place to find gold, or so it’s said. Today we tell a tale of a lost gold mine, supposedly located at Greenbrier Cove. Be sure to subscribe to the MountainLore podcast if you have…
 
Today we tell a couple of traditional ghost stories from Southwest Virginia. First up, from Russell County, is the story of a ghost that demands a good, clean shave. Then it’s on to a story about a ghost that is seen going…well, we don’t know, but it’s a good tale. Thanks for listening and for sharing our bits of MountainLore with your friends!…
 
With the coming of the railroads into Appalachia came tunnels through which tracks were laid, making it easier to transport people into the region and coal out. Turns out those holes in the hills made excellent homes for haints. Today we tell you stories about two of those tunnels: the Big Bull Tunnel in Southwest Virginia and the Sensabaugh Tunnel…
 
Many years ago in Cade’s Cove a husband made a solemn promise to his dying wife. When the time came he broke that promise, with deadly results. Today we tell the tale of the Cussin’ Cover, another bit of the folklore of Appalachia. If you like our stories, be sure to subscribe on your favorite podcast app.…
 
Today we tell the ghostly tales told about Virginia’s state theater: the Barter Theater in Abingdon, another bit of the folklore of Appalachia. You can subscribe to the Stories podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spreaker, Stitcher, Spotify, Goodpods, RadioPublic, Audible, or on your favorite podcast app. Sweet dreams, podcast listerners……
 
Today we tell the tale of a minister’s house in Buchanan, Virginia, that housed not just this minister’s family, but some spirits as well. You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast at RadioPublic, Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or on your favorite podcast app. Thanks for lending us your ears, folks! Sweet dreams, podcast listeners……
 
Moundsville, West Virginia, is where the West Virginia state penitentiary was located. Designed after the Illinois state prison in Joliet, Moundsville was where the worst criminals in the state were housed. It was built next to an ancient Native American burial mound, hence the name “Moundsville.” It’s no surprise, then, that this prison, now a tou…
 
After the Civil War two brothers and a sister from Ohio go mad in their relentless pursuit of hidden witches on their property. It’s said that at least one of them continues to haunt that land to this day. If you’re there at the right time of the night, you might see him, still looking for those practitioners of the dark arts under every rock. You …
 
What happens when you turn down the offer of a bed for the night at a farmer’s home? Evil happens. Listen as we tell the tale of the Nolichuckey Witch. You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, or wherever fine podcasts are found. Sweet dreams, podcast listeners. (Opening music for this episode: shimmer by …
 
An old woman finds something very interesting, and tasty, while hunting for ginseng in the woods. Be careful, though, for what you eat may come back to haunt you. Today we tell the tale of the big, hairy toe. Be sure to subscribe to the podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spreaker, Stitcher, Audible, Goodpods, Audacy, Spotify or on your own favorite podcast…
 
Today Steve and Gena tell you three witch stories from western North Carolina and Southwest Virginia about dealing with young love, the hunt, and casting hexes. We hope you enjoy. You can subscribe to MountainLore on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Facebook and Twitter @myappalachia. If you have a gho…
 
Many years ago, in that part of Appalachia where West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania are located, tales were told of a ghostly beast that would stop people traveling the National Road. Today we tell the tale of the Snarly Yow. Be sure to subscribe to the MountainLore podcast, free of course, at Apple Podcasts, Spreaker, Spotify, Stitcher, Auda…
 
For years folks have told of encountering strange creatures in the deep woods of Appalachia, including the Mothman, the Dwayyo and the Woodbooger. Among these mysterious beasts is a monkey-like creature on kangaroo legs with a bushy tail that has terrorized motorists in Tennessee and Virginia for years. Today we tell the tale of the Devil Monkey. Y…
 
Many years ago, it’s told, a witch gave her powers to her daughter. Not a good decision, as you’ll find out in this weeks tale… You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast, if you’re so inclined, at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Audacy, Audible, IHeart Radio, Goodpods, or on your favorite podcast app. Sweet dreams, podcast listeners……
 
About a hundred years ago or so a feud in an Appalachian community in north Georgia led to a curse being laid on all the unborn children there. Today we tell the tale of the Blue Ridge Witch of Tilley’s Bend. You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast at Apple Podcasts, IHeart Radio, Stitcher, Spotify, GoodPods, or on your favorite podcast app. …
 
What do you get when you combine a brother and sister, three dogs, including one who talks, and a wildman? A traditional tale from Alabama, which we share with you today! Be sure to subscribe to the MountainLore podcast, at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Audible, Audacy, IHeart Radio, RadioPublic, Stitcher, or on your favorite podcast app. Sweet dreams, …
 
Many years ago a man and his family came to the mountains of eastern Tennessee to settle. He picked out his land, started clearing the forest, built a farmhouse for his wife and two daughters and started to raise a garden. Then things began to get odd. What? You think we’re going to tell you anymore? Just click down below to listen on YouTube… …or …
 
Photo by Gabriela Cheloni from Pexels On today’s podcast episode, we tell the true story of a West Virginia mountaineer who was arrested and tried for shooting and killing a woman he claimed had bewitched him. You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast in many ways: on Feedburner, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Audacy, Stitcher, Goodpods, Audible, IHe…
 
Back in the 1850s a man named Bill Wilson was inspired to discover the ghost that was said to be haunting the cemetery in Pineville, West Virginia. Fortified with liquid courage, Mr. Wilson found more than he bargained for that dark night amongst all the dead. Today we tell that tale. Be sure to subscribe to the MountainLore podcast; you can do so …
 
Between the towns of Big Stone Gap and Appalachia, in southwestern Virginia, is a large hole in a rock. Actually, it’s a tunnel, cut through a large rock that extends down from the mountain to the Powell River below, allowing coal trains to pass through with their loads back in the days when coal was king. It’s also the dwelling-place of something …
 
At one time peddlers would travel through Appalachia selling goods and services to folks who lived far out in the country. One such peddler met an untimely fate, which we’ll tell you in today’s tale. You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast at Apple Podcast, Spotify, Audible, Stitcher or on your favorite podcast app. Sweet dreams, podcast list…
 
The Tweetsie Railroad ran from Johnson City, Tennessee, to Cranberry, North Carolina. The line transported passengers and freight, the most valuable of which was iron ore mined near Cranberry. Today we tell the tale of a strange man-like creature that was spotted around those mines over a hundred years ago. Happy Halloween, podcast listeners!…
 
A life-long bachelor suddenly married a stunningly beautiful woman, much to the surprise of his friends. Rather than a stroke of good luck, this marriage eventually led to tragedy for the man and for his milling business. Today we tell that tale. You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Audible, Google Pod…
 
What would you do if you found that the wife you thought you knew was actually an evil witch? That, podcast listeners, is the dilemma that one man found himself in and today we tell that tale. You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast at Apple Podcasts, Audible, Spotify, Stitcher, Audacy or on your favorite podcast app. Thanks for listening and…
 
One day a man finds himself face-to-face with a daytime haint, black as coal, just like he was whenever he’d finish work in the mines while he was alive. Today we tell that tale. Be sure to subscribe to the MountainLore podcast at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Spotify, IHeart Radio and more. Sweet dreams, podcast listeners……
 
Many years ago in West Virginia there lived a mischievous old witch who everyone called “Auntie.” Auntie tormented her neighbors until one of them managed to turn the tables on her. Today we tell that tale. Be sure to subscribe to the MountainLore podcast on your favorite podcast app. Sweet dreams, podcast listeners.…
 
During the Civil War a mysterious woman came to what’s now Bristol, Virginia, to assist in caring for wounded Confederate soldiers. Said to be Cherokee, this woman used native remedies to heal the men in her care. She later gained a reputation as a prophet, healer, mystical douser, and is said to appear as a spirit around the site of her former bus…
 
We’re back!!! Several travelers encounter the former owner of a little house in which they are spending the night…piece by piece. You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Audible, Spotify, IHeart Radio, RadioPublic and more. Sweet dreams, podcast listeners…על ידי Steve Gilly
 
Today we tell the tale of a curious Cherokee woman who was turned into a cat-beast, doomed to wander the woods of Appalachia. You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, RadioPublic, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts, Audible, IHeart Radio or on your favorite podcast app. We’re also on YouTube. Please click the “…
 
What happens when a grumpy old husband and his long-suffering wife swap chores for a day? Well, click that button and listen to our tale to find out! We’d appreciate it if you’d subscribe to the MountainLore podcast, at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Audible, Stitcher, RadioPublic, Amazon Music and pretty much anywhere you find fine podcasts. We’re also …
 
Time for another Jack tale! In this one lazy old Jack meets a mysterious old woman who gives him three amazing gifts, if only he can keep from losing them! The MountainLore podcast is available at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, IHeart Radio, Amazon Music, Audible, and more. Sweet dreams, podcast listeners… Subscribe at Apple Podcasts.…
 
What happens when a raccoon gets shot with a silver bullet? Find out on this episode of MountainLore… You can subscribe to the MountainLore podcast at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify, Audible, TuneIn, Amazon Music, RadioPublic and more. Check out our YouTube channel, too. Be sure to click that “Subscribe” button and ding the bell for notification…
 
Loading …

מדריך עזר מהיר

זכויות יוצרים 2023 | מפת אתר | מדיניות פרטיות | תנאי השירות
Google login Twitter login Classic login