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North Carolina Legends

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Published by North Carolina Division of Archives & History .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History - U.S.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8315889M
    ISBN 100865261393
    ISBN 109780865261396
    OCLC/WorldCa234301662

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North Carolina Legends by Richard Walser Download PDF EPUB FB2

North Carolina is a place where history has been enriched by legends and folklore. Tales of mystery and the supernatural, stories about the famous and the infamous, well-known sayings that have become intertwined with historical facts -- all add spice to the flavor of the Tar Heel State's development/5(1).

About the Author. Richard Walser () was a champion of North Carolina's literary heritage. He earned an M.A. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After military service in World War II, Mr. Walser served as professor of English at North Carolina State University from to /5(2).

North Carolina Myths and Legends explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in North Carolina’s history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in North Carolina : Sara Pitzer.

North Carolina is a place where history has been enriched by legends and folklore. The 48 colorful Tar Heel tales in this volume include such well-known stories as "Virginia Dare and the White Doe" and "Old Dan Tucker" and such lesser known yarns as North Carolina Legends book Portrait of Theodosia Burr" and "Bladenboro's Vamire Beast.".

North Carolina Ghosts & Legends, as the title indicates, covers many old ghost stories and legends from the mountains to the coast. Stories include "The Ghost Comes for Blackbeard", "The Unearthly Music of Roan Mountain", "The Mysterious Hoofprints at Bath", "The Little Red Man", "Devil's Tramping Ground" and "The Battle of the Dead".4/4(4).

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Weird Carolinas: Your Travel Guide to North and South Carolina's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets/5(61). "The Legends Club" is a story about the passage of time and coming full circle with the coaching legacies of Dean Smith, Jim Valvano, and Mike Krzyzewski. The stories this book tells convey the depth of their intense rivalries, yearly chase for national titles of top ranked programs, the battle for coveted recruits, and the nuanced personalities that each of these coaches brought to their /5.

North Carolina Ghosts is a collection of ghost stories, legends, and folklore from the Tarheel North Carolina Legends book. We have stories from the North Carolina Mountains, the Central Piedmont, and from along the North Carolina Coast.

These stories are Every story presented here has been thoroughly researched. Some of them are true. Urban legends they ignite the storyteller in all of us. We hear them, we tell them, and soon they become stories passed down through generations.

While North Carolina is full of the haunted, the weird, and the scary we also have some pretty interesting urban legends that add to the mystery and allure of our : Emory Rakestraw. One of North Carolina’s most fascinating stories and greatest mysteries is the true identity of a teacher who went by the name Peter Stuart Ney.

He arrived by ship in Charleston, South Carolina, in and moved to North Carolina six years later to teach school in Mocksville. Richard Walser has 12 books on Goodreads with ratings. Richard Walser’s most popular book is North Carolina Legends. The mountains, Piedmont, eastern Carolina, and the Outer Banks all provide settings for the unique and haunting accounts found in this book.

Six of the stories take place in the Outer Banks--a particularly inspiring location, and the perfect place to. The Paperback of the North Carolina Ghosts and Legends by Nancy Roberts at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. She is the author of more than twenty books that together have sold more than a million copies.

Roberts earned a degree in comparative literature from the University of North Carolina. Western North Carolina Mountains Brand: University of South Carolina Press.

Ghosts and Legends of the Carolina Coasts, Terrance Zepke's latest in her best-selling series of ghost tales books, is, if possible, her best yet. She's evidently been poking around in some spooky places, because she's stirred-up more lively ghosts for us to love, pity, fear and, yes -always- chill to, in these twenty-eight tales and legends /5(8).

North Carolina legends by Walser, Richard Gaither. Published by North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives Pages: Monsters of North Carolina is published by Stackpole Books, who are putting out  an entire series of Monsters of books. Titles already available cover Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

This is a good book of 19 ghost stories & legends from North Carolina. Most modern books take a "Just the facts ma'am" approach to ghost stories. This author treats you to a real ghost story/5. These 15 Terrifying Things In North Carolina May Haunt Your Dreams.

Since I was a young girl, I’ve been told the haunting stories, legends, and myths of North Carolina. It starts with grandparents or uncles trying to get a good spook in, but then, for me at least, it turned into me having to know the WHOLE : Emory Rakestraw.

North Carolina legends. [Richard Walser] North Carolina legends. Raleigh: North Carolina Dept. of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives and History, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richard Walser. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: North Carolina Legends by Richard Walser.

North Carolina Office of Archives & History, Paperback. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend. Books 1 - 16 of total. Publication Date. Pembroke in the Twentieth Century. Edgecombe County.

Johnston County. From Avalon to Eden. North Carolina Unforgettable Vintage Images of the Tar Heel State. A Lumbee elder's history of his people, including a section on Lumbee legends.

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While the Boo Hag is a product of Gullah culture, the legend has managed to become known on a wider scale. The legend has been used as an object lesson in stranger danger. The legend has also been the subject of song, and poetry.

Inthe Boo Hag became a character in a children's book called Precious and the Boo Hag written by Patricia C. Popular Nc Authors Books Showing of Cold Mountain (Paperback) by. Charles Frazier (shelved 3 times as nc-authors) A Warren Court of Our Own: The Exum Court and the Expansion of Individual Rights in North Carolina (Unknown Binding) by.

Mark A Davis (shelved 1 time as nc-authors). North Carolina Travelogue I left for my next spooky adventure right from work, hoping to get at least halfway to North Carolina tonight. The weather was cold, but sunny, and the massive George Washington Bridge gleamed in the westering sunlight as I zipped across.

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With backgrounds in a number of classic cars under 5/5(7). Charles Joyner says the legend appears to originate from a book of ghost stories by Julian Stevenson Bolick, published in The Gray Man got national attention just after Hurricane Hugo when residents Jim and Clara Moore were interviewed on the television show “Unsolved Mysteries." They told their story about seeing the man on the beach and how he disappeared Region: Pawleys Island, South Carolina.

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U.S. Legend Cars International and INEX - Highway 49 S, Harrisburg, North Carolina - Rated based on Reviews "Too much Skillfull /5(). This fifth volume in W.C. Jameson's Buried Treasure series contains 38 tales gathered from the breadth of the American South. Eight states are included: Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama, Louisiana, and s: 1.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roberts, Nancy, North Carolina ghosts & legends. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, © There is history surrounded by legend, not the least of which is Blackbeard, whose mark is all around the coast of North Carolina, from Bath, to Beaufort, to Ocracoke and beyond.

Ghost ships and mysterious sightings, and other tales live on of dreadful fates of shipwreck victims spawned by the truth that is the " Graveyard of the Atlantic ". The mountains, Piedmont, eastern Carolina, and the Outer Banks all provide settings for the unique and haunting accounts found in this book.

Six of the stories take place in the Outer Banks—a particularly inspiring location, and the perfect place. From history and legend, John Harden records ominous events that have shaped or colored state history.

Reviews "North Carolinians will find in it an even score of those minglings of facts and fancy that constitute the legends of the state.". 5 North Carolina Urban Legends - Duration: GhoulishGal 6, views. Mix Play all Mix - GhoulishGal YouTube; 5 Creepy Encounters in the Appalachians - Duration: Renowned for its natural resources with more than miles of Atlantic coastline and the highest mountain peaks east of the Rocky Mountains, North Carolina is known for its scenic beauty, moderate climate and a culture that is rich in history.

Spanish explorers were the first Europeans to make a permanent settlement in the area when Juan Pardo and his men built Fort San Juan. These 9 Urban Legends Of South Carolina Are Strange, Disturbing, And Terrifying. We know what we like to hear about our state, about the place we dwell, the place we let our children call home, however, nothing is all sunshine and rainbows.

There is an underbelly to everything. A place where the darkness lives; a place where the sunshine never Author: Gwen Tennille. The Paperback of the The True Story of Tom Dooley: From Western North Carolina Mystery to Folk Legend by John E.

Fletcher at Barnes & Noble. FREE Due to COVID, orders may be : History Press, The. Tom Dula was born to a poor Appalachian hill country family in Wilkes County, North Carolina, most likely the youngest of three brothers, with one younger sister, Eliza.

Dula grew up, attended school, and "probably played with the female Fosters" - Anne Cause of death: Hanging (capital punishment).

Regional legend maintains that Satan [ ] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press. Doodlebugs by Powell, William S. Doodlebugs, or ant lions, belong to the order of insects Neuroptera and are found in many parts of the world, including much of North Carolina.The Maco Light was a supposedly anomalous light, or "ghost light", occasionally seen between the late 19th century and along a section of railroad track near the unincorporated community of Maco Station, North to resemble the glow from a railroad lantern, the light was associated with a folk tale describing a fatal accident, which may have inspired tales .Credits: Oral stories and tales from Canton and Camp Hope; “Boojum, North Carolina’s Bigfoot”, North Carolina Ghost Stories and Legends; “Bigfoot of the Balsams”, Mountain Ghost Stories and Curious Tales of Western North Carolina, by Randy Russell and Janet Barnette.

“Boojum of the Plott Balsams” by John Parris.