Myths and Mysteries of North Carolina: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained [NOOK Book]

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Part of our new and growing Mysteries and Legends series, Mysteries and Legends of North Carolina explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in North Carolina’s history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in North Carolina history. Read about the Cherokee legend of the Judaculla rock. Try to figure out if Tom Dula, subject of many a local myth and a popular folk song, really did ...

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Myths and Mysteries of North Carolina: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained

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Overview

Part of our new and growing Mysteries and Legends series, Mysteries and Legends of North Carolina explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in North Carolina’s history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in North Carolina history. Read about the Cherokee legend of the Judaculla rock. Try to figure out if Tom Dula, subject of many a local myth and a popular folk song, really did murder his wife. Speculate as to what really caused the Carolina Bays indentations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762774531
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 12/21/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,198,323
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Sara Pitzer is a transplanted Yankee who has been traveling in and writing about the South since 1983. She can't go back north, where it's cold and people talk too fast. Sara is a newspaper columnist. She lives in the woods with a yard full of birds and a house full of pets. Sara is based in Richfield, North Carolina.

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Table of Contents

The Lost ColonyDevil’s Cave, the Giant and the Judaculla RockThe Legend of Tom Dula Town Creek Indian MoundBlackbeard the PirateFrankie SilverCarolina BaysBrown Mountain Lights Cowee TunnelMaco Station Light The Devil’s Tramping GroundThe Burning Ship

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