Haints in the Holler

We’ve been away for a spell, but we’re back with a new tale and a new release date, Monday evenings!

In this episode of MountainLore, we share the eerie tale of a remote holler, where a widower’s new wife harbored a dark secret, one that chilled the entire community to its bones as restless spirits returned to seek justice, haunting the community with bone-chilling cries and unearthly wails.  

Join us as we tell the tragic tale of the haints in the holler. Be sure to subscribe to the MountainLore podcast on Spreaker, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Audible, or on your favorite podcast app.

Sweet dreams, podcast listeners…

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The Ghost Came A’Knockin’

In this episode of MountainLore, we tell the tale of a once beautiful old house nestled deep in the woods. For over a century and a half, whispers of the house’s haunting have echoed through the hills, all stemming from the tragic and untimely end of its reclusive occupant, a man known simply as Johnny.

Join us as we tell of the greed and murder that cursed the once beautiful home, and how Johnny’s love for solitude and rumors of hidden riches led to a deadly encounter with an envious neighbor.

We tell of the spectral knocks that plague the house each full moon and of the peace that Johnny’s ghost so desperately sought.

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The Tell Tale Lilac Bush

Bill and Elie had a long life together, made even longer by their utter dislike for each other. One day Elie disappeared and Bill became a man set free.

All was grand, until that cursed lilac bush came along.

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Til next we meet, sweet dreams, podcast listeners…

A Ghostly Run of Likker

Many years ago, it’s said, a moonshiner running his still had a supernatural encounter that changed his life, another bit of MountainLore for you!

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Thanks for listening and for sharing our tales with your friends.

Til next time, sweet dreams, podcast listeners…

The Tale of the Bunnyman

Bunnies are cute and fluffy. The Bunny Man is not; in fact the Bunny Man can and will kill you.
This week we tell a tale about a man in a rabbit suit with killer instincts. And in this case some of the story is definitely true.

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A Ghostly Reckoning

A tragic tale of two young women, best friends, who were divided by their desire for the attentions of a young man. Jealousy turned to murder which itself turned into the ghost story we have for you today.

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The House of the Vanishing Chains

We are back after a couple of weeks of being under the weather, but that time was put to good use in gathering up the story we have for you this week!

A home renovation project a hundred years ago went well, not disturbing the neighbors.

It did, however, disturb someone, or should we say, something else.

What that was and how it turned out is our story. Give us a listen…

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The Bewitched Chestnut Tree

There’s an old story from the mountains of southwest Virginia about a witch named Bill Boggs. It was said that Boggs got his powers from a chestnut tree on top of a ridge, and around this tree was a zone of death in which no plant nor animal could live. One old farmer decided to rid that ridge of the cursed tree.

Things did not go well, at least not at first.

That, friends, is our story for today.

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Til next we meet, sweet dreams, podcast listeners…

The Hand of Justice

The Civil War came to East Tennessee in the form of Confederate raids against the mostly Union sympathizers who lived there. Today’s tale recounts a story told about one such raid which cost the life of a resident of Carter’s Valley.

His spirit demanded justice and got it…through his hand, brutally severed from his body by the Rebel raiders.

Today we tell that tale.

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Til next time, sweet dreams, podcast listeners…

Whispers From The Haunted Lovell House

Somewhere in Scott County, Virginia, is an old house, abandoned since the death of a mother at childbirth. Listen closely, though, and you might hear the sound of a ghostly hammer coming from the kitchen.

Today we tell the story of the ghostly whispers from the haunted Lovell house.

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Sweet dreams, podcast listeners…