Haunts of Virginia's Blue Ridge HighlandsBook - 2010
Shiver at the stories of the numerous ghosts, wraiths, spirits and spectral wanderers of Virginia's Blue Ridge Highlands.
A Confederate soldier forever lost at Cumberland Gap, the wispy woman of Roanoke College and the spectral horse that runs the streets of Abingdon are among the restless spirits of southwestern Virginia. Join local author Joe Tennis as he takes readers on both sides of the Blue Ridge to explore the ghostly tales of Appalachia and the Crooked Road. Peer over the rim of the New Castle Murder Hole, dive into the mysteries of Mountain Lake and wander among the lost graves of Wise County to discover the haunted lore of Virginia's Blue Ridge Highlands.
From Library Staff
Journalist Joe Tennis shares stories from Southwest Virginia of lost souls and striving spirits.
Folk legends and research blend together for a good read, whether you hit the road or are an armchair ghost-buster. In its pages, you'll meet spectral ladies and soldiers and discover the New Castle Murder Hole.