Welcome to The Moonlit Road.com, where we tell ghost stories, folktales, myths and legends from the dark backroads of the American South. Want to come along? Follow the lantern to visit with our storytellers.
The Buried Brick House (Ghost Stories, Your Short Stories)
Kentucky ghost story of a gravedigger who hides a horrible secret in the nearby haunted house. Written By Nathan Oser.
The Old Lockhart House (Ghost Stories, Your Short Stories)
Creepy ghost story from East Tennessee of a mysterious, haunted house that the locals won’t approach – for good reason, as one poor soul finds out. Written and told by Rick Baldwin.
The Mischievous Pumpkin (Creature Stories, Kids Stories)
Georgia farmer brings home a very strange Halloween pumpkin that causes all sorts of trouble. Written by Julie Ann Wallo.
Ghosts of the Boiled Bones! (Ghost Stories, Audio Stories)
Why is creepy Uncle Abe hanging around the graveyard all the time? And what do catfish have to do with it? Find out in this Southern ghost story from ART Station’s A Tour of Southern Ghosts, performed each Halloween in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Story told by Bryan Mercer.
Milledgeville (Ghost Stories)
Georgia ghost story of a young boy who discovers the tragic secret life of his uncle, lost behind the walls of a Milledgeville mental institution. Written by Cynthia Morrison. **Also take a creepy tour of the real Central State Hospital.
The Brown Mountain Lights, North Carolina (Ghost Stories)
The story of the famed Brown Mountain Lights near Linville, NC. Told in song by Tommy Faile, plus video evidence (you be the judge).
The Town Without Death (Ghost Stories, Audio Stories)
Spooky Appalachian ghost story of a mountain traveler, stunned by the death of his wife, who stumbles across a strange mountain town with a horrifying secret. Written by Craig Dominey and told by Lanny Gilbert.
This Moment Is Your Life (Myths, Legends and Folktales)
Tennessee horror story – just don’t ask what’s in the basket. Written by C.G. Fewston.
Hunger (Myths, Legends and Folktales, Your Short Stories)
Southern Gothic murder tale from North Carolina about a mysterious and frightening visitor to a hardscrabble Appalachian community. Written by Pat McCrary.
Mansworth County (Ghost Stories, Your Short Stories)
Man returns to his childhood home to confront the terrifying ghost at the Mansworth County bridge that haunted him as a child. Written by Will Mustin.
Looking for a Southern ghost tour, haunted place, ghost hunt or historic travel based on our stories? Then here’s how you get to those places!
Calling all teachers – you can now download lesson plans based on our stories. Created and submitted by your fellow teachers. Please feel free to share yours!
- A Wish Too Far
- Buttercup and the Forest Princess
- Alien Artifacts
- The Inverse Werewolf
- Unbroken Lines
- A Winter’s Guest
- Our Ghost
- Waltzing In The Moonlight
- The Red Satin Pantyhose
- A Shadowland Afflicted