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Haunted North Alabama

by Jessica Penot The History Press (August 27, 2010)

Join author and Huntsville resident Jessica Penot on a terrifying trip through the chilling and ghost-filled destinations of North Alabama.

Nestled in the scenic foothills of southern Appalachia, in the center...


Legends & Lore of Western Pennsylvania

by Thomas White The History Press (June 01, 2009)

Thomas White spins a beguiling yarn with tales that reach from the misty hollows of the Alleghenies to the lost islands of Pittsburgh.

Oppaymolleah's Curse. General Braddock's buried gold. The original man of...


Alabama Lore

by Wil Elrick The History Press (July 23, 2018)

Join author Wil Elrick as he explores the history behind some of the Cotton State's weird and legendary tales.

Mysterious 1989 UFO sightings brought more than 4,000 visitors to the tiny town of Fyffe, population...


Haunted Mobile

by Elizabeth Parker The History Press (June 16, 2009)

Haunted Mobile is a chilling collection of ghostly tales from this Alabama city.

What unknown spirits lurk among the living in the Azalea City? Mobile native Elizabeth Parker brings together the spookiest of...


Witches of Pennsylvania

by Thomas White The History Press (June 25, 2013)

Since William Penn presided over the state's only official witch trial in 1684, witchcraft and folk magic have been a part of the history of the Keystone State.

English and German settlers brought their beliefs...


Haunted Shelby County, Alabama

by Kim Johnston The History Press (August 20, 2013)

Join author Kim Johnston as she recalls the ghostly history and sinister past of Shelby County, Alabama.

Shelby County, Alabama, is at the heart of the state. The area is home to Alabama's forgotten plantations,...


Legends and Lore of Lake Ontario

by Susan Peterson Gateley The History Press (June 25, 2013)

Local author Susan Peterson Gateley tracks down the real Maid of the Mist and investigates the meaning behind the names Soup Harbor, Sheba Island and the Devil's Nose.

Named by the Hurons, "Ontario" means "Lake...


Bellamy's Bride

by Kathleen Brunelle The History Press (July 01, 2010)

Venture back to 1715, when a fifteen-year-old Cape Cod girl named Maria Hallett was seduced by a twenty-six-year-old Englishman named Samuel Bellamy.

Bellamy soon left her to become one of the most infamous pirates...


Witches, Wenches & Wild Women of Rhode Island

by M.E. Reilly-McGreen The History Press (May 31, 2010)

Experience the history of Rhode Island and learn about the Ocean State's most fascinating and wild women.

Read of Mercy Brown, a nineteen-year-old consumption victim who was thought to be a vampire and whose...


Legends & Lore of East Tennessee

by Shane S. Simmons The History Press (August 08, 2016)

Author Shane Simmons explores tales of bravery, lore and bizarre customs within the East Tennessee region.

The mountains of East Tennessee are chock full of unique folklore passed down through generations. Locals...


Marblehead Myths, Legends and Lore

by Pam Matthias Peterson The History Press (July 31, 2007)

Find stories of magic and witches, sailors, pirates and shipwrecks and more in this book filled with folks with great stories and interesting lives.

Author and Marblehead Museum & Historical Society director...


Lost Tea Rooms of Downtown Cincinnati

by Cynthia Kuhn Beischel The History Press (November 07, 2016)

It was a different time. Ladies wore gloves, hats and nice attire to luncheons at the Woman's Exchange.

Shillito's provided a cosmopolitan environment for its patrons, while Mullane's was the perfect place to...


Ghosts of Newport

by John T. Brennan The History Press (September 30, 2007)

Ghosts of Newport plumbs the depths of Newport's history and reveals a host of chilling tales in which fact and folklore intertwine.

Today's Newport attracts countless visitors from around the world; its streets...


Forgotten Tales of Pennsylvania

by Thomas White & Marshall Hudson The History Press (October 01, 2009)

What do you really know about the Keystone State?

William Penn, the Revolutionary figures of Philadelphia, and the strength of Pittsburgh's steel all loom large in Pennsylvania's history, but author Thomas White...


Maryland Legends

by David J. Puglia, Trevor J. Blank & Charles Camp The History Press (May 20, 2014)

The stories, folklore, and history surrounding Maryland's most haunted places. A must-read for fans of the supernatural and Maryland history.

The demon car of Seven Hills Road, the ominous Hell House above the...


Forgotten Tales of Tennessee

by Kelly Kazek & Kyle McQueen The History Press (January 03, 2011)

Tennessee has never been a stranger to strangeness.

Stories of the weird, wild, and wonderful abound in the Volunteer state. Join author and seasoned journalist Kelly Kazek as she tracks down the extraordinary...


A Secret History of Memphis Hoodoo: Rootworkers, Conjurers & Spirituals

by Tony Kail The History Press (February 20, 2017)

Author Tony Kail traces Memphis's colorful Hoodoo heritage from the arrival of Africans in Shelby County to the growth of conjure culture in juke joints and Spiritual Churches.

Widely known for its musical influence,...


Legends and Lore of the Mississippi Golden Gulf Coast

by Edmond Boudreaux Jr. The History Press (February 19, 2013)

Colorful tales of the MS Gulf Coast from specters to sodas and from buccaneers and pioneers.

The story of the Mississippi Golden Gulf Coast can't be told without a few tall tales--pirates, buried treasure, ghosts...