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Haunted North Alabama

by Jessica Penot The History Press (August 27, 2010)

Join author and Huntsville resident Jessica Penot on a terrifying trip through the chilling and ghost-filled destinations of North Alabama.

Nestled in the scenic foothills of southern Appalachia, in the center...


Legends & Lore of Western Pennsylvania

by Thomas White The History Press (June 01, 2009)

Thomas White spins a beguiling yarn with tales that reach from the misty hollows of the Alleghenies to the lost islands of Pittsburgh.

Oppaymolleah's Curse. General Braddock's buried gold. The original man of...


Alabama Lore

by Wil Elrick The History Press (July 23, 2018)

Join author Wil Elrick as he explores the history behind some of the Cotton State's weird and legendary tales.

Mysterious 1989 UFO sightings brought more than 4,000 visitors to the tiny town of Fyffe, population...


Haunted Mobile

by Elizabeth Parker The History Press (June 16, 2009)

Haunted Mobile is a chilling collection of ghostly tales from this Alabama city.

What unknown spirits lurk among the living in the Azalea City? Mobile native Elizabeth Parker brings together the spookiest of...


Witches of Pennsylvania

by Thomas White The History Press (June 25, 2013)

Since William Penn presided over the state's only official witch trial in 1684, witchcraft and folk magic have been a part of the history of the Keystone State.

English and German settlers brought their beliefs...


Haunted Shelby County, Alabama

by Kim Johnston The History Press (August 20, 2013)

Join author Kim Johnston as she recalls the ghostly history and sinister past of Shelby County, Alabama.

Shelby County, Alabama, is at the heart of the state. The area is home to Alabama's forgotten plantations,...


Legends and Lore of Lake Ontario

by Susan Peterson Gateley The History Press (June 25, 2013)

Local author Susan Peterson Gateley tracks down the real Maid of the Mist and investigates the meaning behind the names Soup Harbor, Sheba Island and the Devil's Nose.

Named by the Hurons, "Ontario" means "Lake...


Bellamy's Bride

by Kathleen Brunelle The History Press (July 01, 2010)

Venture back to 1715, when a fifteen-year-old Cape Cod girl named Maria Hallett was seduced by a twenty-six-year-old Englishman named Samuel Bellamy.

Bellamy soon left her to become one of the most infamous pirates...


Witches, Wenches & Wild Women of Rhode Island

by M.E. Reilly-McGreen The History Press (May 31, 2010)

Experience the history of Rhode Island and learn about the Ocean State's most fascinating and wild women.

Read of Mercy Brown, a nineteen-year-old consumption victim who was thought to be a vampire and whose...


Legends & Lore of East Tennessee

by Shane S. Simmons The History Press (August 08, 2016)

Author Shane Simmons explores tales of bravery, lore and bizarre customs within the East Tennessee region.

The mountains of East Tennessee are chock full of unique folklore passed down through generations. Locals...


Marblehead Myths, Legends and Lore

by Pam Matthias Peterson The History Press (July 31, 2007)

Find stories of magic and witches, sailors, pirates and shipwrecks and more in this book filled with folks with great stories and interesting lives.

Author and Marblehead Museum & Historical Society director...


Lost Tea Rooms of Downtown Cincinnati

by Cynthia Kuhn Beischel The History Press (November 07, 2016)

It was a different time. Ladies wore gloves, hats and nice attire to luncheons at the Woman's Exchange.

Shillito's provided a cosmopolitan environment for its patrons, while Mullane's was the perfect place to...


Ghosts of Newport

by John T. Brennan The History Press (September 30, 2007)

Ghosts of Newport plumbs the depths of Newport's history and reveals a host of chilling tales in which fact and folklore intertwine.

Today's Newport attracts countless visitors from around the world; its streets...


Forgotten Tales of Pennsylvania

by Thomas White & Marshall Hudson The History Press (October 01, 2009)

What do you really know about the Keystone State?

William Penn, the Revolutionary figures of Philadelphia, and the strength of Pittsburgh's steel all loom large in Pennsylvania's history, but author Thomas White...


Maryland Legends

by David J. Puglia, Trevor J. Blank & Charles Camp The History Press (May 20, 2014)

The stories, folklore, and history surrounding Maryland's most haunted places. A must-read for fans of the supernatural and Maryland history.

The demon car of Seven Hills Road, the ominous Hell House above the...


Forgotten Tales of Tennessee

by Kelly Kazek & Kyle McQueen The History Press (January 03, 2011)

Tennessee has never been a stranger to strangeness.

Stories of the weird, wild, and wonderful abound in the Volunteer state. Join author and seasoned journalist Kelly Kazek as she tracks down the extraordinary...


A Secret History of Memphis Hoodoo: Rootworkers, Conjurers & Spirituals

by Tony Kail The History Press (February 20, 2017)

Author Tony Kail traces Memphis's colorful Hoodoo heritage from the arrival of Africans in Shelby County to the growth of conjure culture in juke joints and Spiritual Churches.

Widely known for its musical influence,...


Legends and Lore of the Mississippi Golden Gulf Coast

by Edmond Boudreaux Jr. The History Press (February 19, 2013)

Colorful tales of the MS Gulf Coast from specters to sodas and from buccaneers and pioneers.

The story of the Mississippi Golden Gulf Coast can't be told without a few tall tales--pirates, buried treasure, ghosts...


Haunted Southern Tier

by Elizabeth Tucker The History Press (July 29, 2011)

New York's Southern Tier and its many communities abound with legends about strange, intriguing events.

Stories of ghosts and other supernatural phenomena create an aura of foreboding and mystery in upstate New...


Legends and Lore of the Hudson Highlands

by Jonathan Kruk The History Press (July 23, 2018)

The Hudson Highlands launched revolutions of independence, industry and creativity, and have long enchanted artists and hikers with countless mysteries that still thrive in the area.

Leni-Lenape legend told of...


Cape Cod Curiosities

by Robin Smith-Johnson The History Press (May 07, 2018)

Cape Cod may be a popular tourist destination, but it has more than its share of strange and unique history.

The Pukwudgies were two- to three-foot beings with smooth gray skin, hairy faces and horns. These shape-shifting,...


Haunted North Georgia

by Jim Miles The History Press (October 02, 2017)

Chilling tales from north Georgia, where even the outhouses are haunted!

North Georgia is home to more than its fair share of ghosts, from scenic antebellum mansions to restaurants, mills and even an outhouse....


Haunted Panama City

by Beverly Nield The History Press (September 10, 2018)

Beyond the sunny shores and emerald waters of Panama City, restless spirits lurk.

The ghosts that haunt this lovely city are reminders of Florida's past: the battles, murders, and destructive acts of nature that...


Haunted Vicksburg

by Alan Brown The History Press (August 27, 2010)

Discover the history of Vicksburg, Mississippi through the voices of a society long past and the land long left scarred by war.

Nestled along the mighty Mississippi River, Vicksburg is among Mississippi's most...


Legends, Secrets and Mysteries of Asheville

by Marla Hardee Milling & Jan Schochet The History Press (June 26, 2017)

Beyond the beaten path of local landmarks, residents and tourists can find curious secrets, lost mysteries and fascinating legends.

The famed Hope Diamond once found itself, and its mysterious curse, buried in...


Long Island Oddities

by John Leita & Laura Leita The History Press (May 14, 2013)

John and Laura Leita delve in to the oddities that make Long Island unique and it may be more odd than you thought possible!

Long Island's history is well known, but often overlooked are the island's unique and...


Supernatural Saratoga

by Mason Winfield The History Press (September 30, 2009)

Explore the creepiest legends of this southern community in Supernatural Saratoga.

Amid the famous mineral springs and horse races, Saratoga Springs is a hub for the supernatural. Author Mason Winfield, operator...


Haunted Pensacola

by Alan Brown The History Press (October 01, 2010)

A haunting collection of spooky tales from one of America's first cities, Pensacola.

Pensacola may boast the world's whitest beaches, but the sands of time reveal a dark history in America's first settlement....


Haunted Northwest Arkansas

by Bud Steed The History Press (October 09, 2017)

Discover the tales of the ghosts and specters that linger in northwest Arkansas.

The mountains and deeply wooded valleys of Northwest Arkansas have a mysterious side to match their pristine beauty. Eureka Springs...


New Orleans Vampires

by Marita Woywod Crandle The History Press (September 25, 2017)

New Orleans has a reputation as a home for creatures of the night. Popular books, movies and television shows have cemented the city's connection to vampires in public imagination.

Rumors swirled about the fate...


Florida Lore

by Caren Schnur Neile The History Press (December 04, 2017)

Storyteller Caren Neile, PhD, shares myths, legends and folktales that reflect the diversity of characters and cultures that make Florida such a fascinating place.

Florida boasts mysterious tales that stretch...


Connecticut Ghost Stories and Legends

by Thomas D'Agostino & Arlene Nicholson The History Press (August 16, 2011)

Full of mystery, magic, and stories stranger than fiction, discover local legends, lore, and tales of the supernatural that will keep you up at night.

The emerald sheen illuminating the Sabbatarian burying ground,...


Haunted Annapolis

by Mike Carter & Julia Dray The History Press (September 04, 2012)

From headless men and ghostly soldiers to unlucky bootleggers and ominous gravediggers, Haunted Annapolis narrates the tales of these and other supernatural residents of Annapolis.

Beneath the statehouse dome...