North Carolina Myths and Legends: The True Stories behind History's Mysteries

North Carolina Myths and Legends: The True Stories behind History's Mysteries

by Sara Pitzer

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North Carolina Myths and Legends: The True Stories behind History's Mysteries by Sara Pitzer

North Carolina Myths and Legends 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493015764
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 10/01/2015
Series: Legends of America Series
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,201,811
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Sara Pitzer is a transplanted Yankee and newspaper columnist 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. She lives in the woods with a yard full of birds and a house full of pets. Sara is based in Richfield, North Carolina.

Table of Contents

The Lost Colony
Devil’s Cave, the Giant and the Judaculla Rock
The Legend of Tom Dula
Town Creek Indian Mound
Blackbeard the Pirate
Frankie Silver
Carolina Bays
Brown Mountain Lights
Cowee Tunnel
Maco Station Light
The Devil’s Tramping Ground
The Burning Ship
Stalking Bigfoot
Flat Top Manor and the Ghost of Mrs. Cone

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