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Stories-A History of Appalachia

Oct 29, 2016

Happy Halloween, podcast listeners! On today’s episode, we have two stories for you. First up, Steve tells the story of the Wampus Cat, a Cherokee legend. Then Rod tells about the legend of the Major Graham Mansion just outside Wytheville, Virginia, which has made that house into one of the premiere Halloween...


Oct 25, 2016

On this podcast we have two native American stories for you. First, Steve tells the story of Penn’s Cave, in Pennsylvania, where tragedy befell a man who fell in love with a chief’s daughter. Then Rod shares the Cherokee tale of how Blowing Rock, North Carolina got its name. All on the way to Halloween, […]


Oct 22, 2016

With Halloween in the air, Rod and Steve tell the story of St. Albans Sanatorium near Radford, Virginia, site of some, well, not so nice “treatments” as well as a lot of paranormal activity. You can subscribe to the podcast on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Facebook @storiesofappalachia and on Twitter...


Oct 18, 2016

Halloween month rolls on, and today, in an encore presentation, Steve and Rod tell the story of the Greenbrier Ghost of West Virginia. Enjoy! Thanks for listening, and watch out for those ghosts!


Oct 15, 2016

On January 7, 1938, a blast rocked the little community of Hampton, Tennessee. After the smoke cleared, the home of Harmon and Pauline Gouge was in ruins, their three daughters lay dead, and Pauline Gouge was in a coma. On this episode of the podcast, Steve and Rod tell the story of the Gouge family […]