Monday, August 25, 2014
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Monday, August 18, 2014
It has been reported that there is a cave in Blue's Hill, that is called "Devil's Cave”. There are stories that there was two men going caving at Devil's Cave. One of the men hoisted the other down in the cave. After a few minutes, the man at the top heard a blood curdling scream. He started shaking with fear as he was pulling his friend back up, but by some unknown reason the man's hair was white as snow and his skin was icy. They say he never spoke any word of what he saw, but when you see something that horrific and it turns your hair white, it had to have been something very scary.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
The apparition is called the Doe Mountain Fireball. It`s been spotted at several locations on the mountain at different times of the day and night. It rolls along up and down the mountain and can roll across even dry leaves and never start a brush fire. It ranges in size from about a bowling ball size to upwards of three feet across. It appears as a big ball of fire rolling from place to place on Doe Mountain.
Monday, August 11, 2014
It has been said that if one puts their vehicle in neutral when you get to the hill your vehicle will be pushed up it. When you get out there will be hand prints on the back of the vehicle. The reason is because a bus broke down with a load of kids and a semi came over the hill and hit them killing them all. The reason you are pushed over the hill is to get you out of the way of oncoming traffic.
Friday, August 8, 2014
One of the oldest cemeteries in West TN. Many apparitions seen and heard at the graveyard during the night. The oldest graves there are back from the 1840`s. There are an unknown amount of children that died and were buried there from the ages of 1 to 5.Most of the large tomb stones have been knocked over. Many people say that if you go there at night you can hear sounds of Confederate soldiers. Also many people have witnessed the ghost slaves that were forced to bury the dead. The original iron fences are still there. But the small grave stones are still there for the most part. It has also been reported that at times you can hear children playing. There`s also been a report by several people seeing a horse pulled wagon with ghost on it dressed in clothes from the 1800`s. Also people have reported that if you park on the left side of the circle drive your car will not start. This is at night only since I have been there at least twice a week for the past two months and it has not happened. So advice is do not go alone or in only one car.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
On Dark Hollow Road in rural Carter County, just outside of Roan Mountain, TN there is a small cemetery which is said to be the source of some quite unusual occurrences. Located on a hillside and surrounded by forests, this cemetery is full of unmarked graves. In one of these graves lies a man named Jankins, and possibly a lady named Delinda. The story goes that long ago, perhaps at the turn of the century, there was a woman in the community named Delinda. Delinda was not what most would consider an attractive woman, but she was known as a great lover. She never married any of her lovers, perhaps because many of them were already married to other women. This didn`t stop her from pleasing them, however.
It wasn`t long before the women in the community became tired of these antics. The real kicker occurred when Delinda got sick, which caused most of the men in the community to also get sick. A preacher at church demanded that the wives put an end to their behavior. Though he did not tell them to be violent with Delinda, they decided to do so anyway. As they marched towards her home, she hid. Assuming she was gone, the ladies returned home. Delinda was never seen again.
One of her favorite lovers was a man named Jankins, who died that very same day from a gunshot wound to the chest. His wife must have left his rifle loaded by mistake (or not, depending on your point of view), because he accidentally shot himself in the chest. At his funeral, Delinda was not present. Most folks assumed she had fled the town. One person did claim to see a shadowy figure lurking near the casket. Also when the casket was carried to the cemetery, it seemed much heavier than it should. Rumors spread that Delinda had been insanely in love with Jankins, and had climbed into his coffin. Some people didn`t care much though, at least that problem was taken care of.
Today, if you drive by this cemetery after dark, you can sometimes feel a bump in your car, as if someone has just leaped onto the back. That`s Delinda, or so local lore says. Since she never received a proper Christian burial, her spirit is restless, and she wants to leave this cemetery, where she has no peace. Some have even said she was a witch, though there is no real evidence of this.
So if you`re ever driving along Dark Hollow Road and feel a bump in the car, don`t worry. It`s only Delinda, looking for a way out.
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
It is rumored that a little girl was playing in the top of a barn and fell all the way down. An hour later she died from blood loss. it was in the broken down old barn in the middle of Oliver Springs. Anyone who has ever been in it has heard strange noises, and sounds like fingernails scratching in the very back of the barn. As soon as you walk into the barn it feels like someone is staring at you. And in the very back you can see what seem to be blood red eyes staring straight at you.