Best Ghost Tales of North Carolina

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Pineapple Press Inc, 2006 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 152 pages
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Here are twenty-five tales about strange happenings, creepy places, and engaging specters across the Old North State. Six are new for this 2nd edition.

Stealthy and forlorn, cunning and mysterious, the ghosts of North Carolina's past linger among the living in this thrilling collection of ghost tales.

 

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Contents

Chapel Hill
12
Linville
18
Jamestown
24
New Bern
28
Fort Fisher
33
Cedar Mountain
39
Wilmington
43
WinstonSalem
46
Charlotte
79
Outer Banks
90
Morehead City
93
Outer Banks
100
Dillsboro
107
Elle Park
110
Big Lick
114
Pamlico Sound
117

BensonFour Oaks
50
Wilmington
53
Chapel Hill
58
Asheville
61
Asheville
67
Greensboro
70
Asheville
74
Strange Happenings
123
How to Conduct a Ghost Hunt
135
Resources
142
Appendix
144
Photo and Illustration Credits
146
Index
147
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Page 5 - When the night wind howls in the chimney cowls, and the bat in the moonlight flies, And inky clouds, like funeral shrouds, sail over the midnight skies — When the footpads quail at the night-bird's wail, and black dogs bay at the moon, Then is the spectres' holiday — then is the ghosts
Page 10 - disappointments" — with her mother. (A poltergeist is a ghost that manifests itself by noises and rappings. Evidently also by thumps and scraping. It stems from a word meaning to cry out...

About the author (2006)

Award-winning travel writer/photographer Terrance Zepke loves the Carolinas, which is why she lives part-time in each. Terrance has lived in many places, including Hawaii, England, and several U.S. states. She received her master's degree from the University of South Carolina and has traveled all over the world, writing and photographing for such magazines as EcoTraveler, South America Explorer, and Photographer's Forum, as well as newspapers such as Greensboro (NC) News & Record and Knoxville (TN) News Sentinel.Visit the author's website at www.terrancezepke.com

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