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Haunted Roanoke
     

Haunted Roanoke

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by L.B. Taylor Jr.
 

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Roanoke, in the heart of southwestern Virginia, is one of the most haunted cities in the commonwealth. The Star City is brimming with eerie and unexplainable stories, such as the legendary "Woman in Black," who appeared several times in 1902 but only to married men on their way home at night. There are also macabre stories in many of Roanoke's famous landmarks,

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Roanoke, in the heart of southwestern Virginia, is one of the most haunted cities in the commonwealth. The Star City is brimming with eerie and unexplainable stories, such as the legendary "Woman in Black," who appeared several times in 1902 but only to married men on their way home at night. There are also macabre stories in many of Roanoke's famous landmarks, such as the majestic Grandin Theatre, where a homeless family is said to have lived and the cries of their deceased children can still be heard. Travel beyond the realm of reality with author L.B. Taylor Jr. as he traces the history of Roanoke's most unique and chilling tales.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609499433
Publisher:
History Press, The
Publication date:
07/30/2013
Series:
Haunted America
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
707,749
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author


L.B. Taylor was born in western Virginia. After writing about America's space program for sixteen years, Taylor moved back to his native Virginia. He has since published over three hundred articles in national publications and forty-five nonfiction books including twenty-three titles on the haunted locations of the Commonwealth.

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Haunted Roanoke 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
juneybug1 More than 1 year ago
Interesting stories. The historical research added to the fun of reading this book.
arleah More than 1 year ago
This is a great, little book! A lot of neat stories I've never heard before. Plenty of old pictures! I have really enjoyed this book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was an interesting read, but I wish the author had focused more on the City Market area.  I would recommend the book.