Strange Tales of the American South

Robert the Doll: Haunted Doll in Key West, Florida

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Story of haunted and cursed doll known as Robert The Doll, currently on display (if you dare visit) in Key West, Florida.

Elleck’s Song: Haunted Historic Jail, Lawrenceville, Georgia

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Story of a haunted historic jail in Lawrenceville, Georgia, haunted by a slave named Elleck. Written and told by Cynthia Rintye of Lawrenceville Ghost Tours. http://traffic.libsyn.com/themoonlitroad/Ellecks_Song.mp3 Elleck reached across the rough-hewn table and gave his wife’s hand a squeeze. His gentle touch softened the weariness around her beautiful eyes and Betsy returned his gaze with […]

Escape From Shiloh: Civil War Ghost Story

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Tourists at the Battle of Shiloh historic site stumble across a terrifying cave in this Civil War ghost story from Bill Morris. “Nearly 24,000 men were wounded, killed or captured that day. Nearly 11,000 on our side – brave Johnny Rebs.” The speaker was dressed in the full battle gear of a Confederate soldier – […]

The Goatman’s Bridge: Texas Ghost Story

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Scary story of Goatman’s Bridge, one of the most haunted spots in Texas. Written by Shaun Jex. Folks in Denton County, Texas knew Oscar Washburn as a reliable man with good business sense. He lived with his wife and children in a wood shanty with a tin roof, not far from Alton Bridge and Hickory […]

McDow Hole – Anatomy Of A Texas Ghost Story

Friday, April 1st, 2016

Spooky Texas legend of the McDow Hole, where ghost sightings of pioneer woman Jenny Papworth and her baby have long been reported. Historian Bob Hopkins brings us the definitive study of this and other hauntings.

The Velvet Hat: Athens Georgia Ghost Story

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Ghost story from Athens, Georgia of a mysterious cemetery, and (of course) a Georgia bulldog. Written by K.E. Schmidt.

Abel’s Light: Alabama Ghost Story

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Ghost story of an Alabama “hollar” haunted by a farmer ghost searching for his missing son.

The Tortured Souls of St. Albans Sanatorium

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Creepy story of the abandoned St. Albans Sanatorium in Redford, Virginia.

13 Skulls: Virginia Horror Story

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

Heir to family fortune must solve the riddle of his father’s sinister tombstone to claim his inheritance in this Virginia horror story from K.E. Moore.

The Warehouse: Florida Halloween Horror Story

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Florida horror story of a wealthy Halloween decor supplier who may have unlocked a door to real evil. Written by Harris Tobias.

Haunted Bridge of Lookout Mountain, Alabama

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Creepy true story of a haunted bridge that once stood near Lookout Mountain, Alabama. Written by Irran Butler.

Get Back Jack: Florida Ghost Dog Story

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

True (kind of) Florida ghost dog story of a beloved pinscher who protects his owner from beyond the grave. Written by Patrick McNicholas.

The Spring House Sale: Alabama Ghost Story

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Alabama home for sale by owner, scary furnace in the basement included! Ghost story written by Kenneth Gage Gerry.

All The Pretty Colors: Virginia Ghost Story

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Young woman’s haunted apartment paints itself in this Virginia ghost story by Kyle Moore.

What Lived in the Holler: Tennessee Monster Story

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Tennessee monster story of a man pursued through the holler by strange creature from local legend. Written by Bill Julie Arbunkle.

The Ghost of Thurber, Texas

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

The rise and fall of Thurber, Texas – a mining ghost town with a real ghost? Written by Bob Hopkins

The Slip: A Virginia Horror Story

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Creepy Virginia horror story of a man who encounters terrifying visions of his neighbors while walking a mysterious path in his backyard. Written by Kyle Moore.

Three Ghost Stories from Summerville (SC) High School

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Presenting three ghost stories written by students at Summerville High School in Summerville, South Carolina.

The Scent of Honeysuckle: Alabama Ghost Story

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Creepy Alabama ghost story of a house haunted by a strange girl, and the ghostly scent of Southern honeysuckle. Written by Irran Butler.

Let Love In Your Heart: Scary Florida Story

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Scary Florida story of a man walking alone through the Orlando streets, haunted not by a monster or ghost, but instead a strange song. Written by K.E. Moore.

The Girl of Cliff House: Virginia Ghost Story

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Virginia ghost story of a frustrated writer haunted by a odd and creepy yard sale find. Written by K.E. Moore.

Legend of the Three Brothers: Savannah Ghost Story

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Author Zachary Helton seeks a terrifying Georgia ghost story from his childhood while visiting Savannah.

Escape from Appalachia: Tennessee Ghost Story

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Tennessee ghost story of a budding Tennessee guitarist seeking fame in Nashville who hitches a ride with a creepy bootlegger.

Conjurin’ Woman’s Daughter’s Curse

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Engaged couple makes the mistake of visiting a haunted Louisiana plantation. Ghost story written by Cheryal Hussain.

Absence of Light, and Occurrence of Time: Virginia Ghost Story

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

True story of unexplained paranormal phenomena in a Virginia suburb. Written by Benjamin Stevens.

The Ravens of Rosalie

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Author Cynthia Morrison tells us about her strange experiences when visiting the grave of Rosalie Mackenzie Poe, sister of Edgar Allan Poe. Read and listen below!

The Ghost of Bill Sketoe’s Hole: Alabama Ghost Story

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

The story of Bill Sketoe of Newton, Alabama and the “hole that would not stay filled” is one of Alabama’s most famous (and true?) ghost stories.

The Buried Red Brick House: Kentucky Ghost Story

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Kentucky ghost story of a gravedigger who hides a horrible secret in the nearby haunted house. Written By Nathan Oser.

Mansworth County: Ghost Bridge Story

Saturday, May 18th, 2013

Man returns to his childhood home to confront the terrifying ghost at the Mansworth County bridge that haunted him as a child.

The Red Satin Pantyhose: New Orleans Ghost Story

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

New Orleans ghost story of a lawyer invesitgating the mysterious, brutal murders of local prostitutes. But the path to conviction leads to some very strange places.

The Path of Dead Roses

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

Mysterious ghost might be the key between a young girl and what haunts her troubled father.

One Day in May

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Ghost story of a Dallas boy who meets the girl of his dreams in a Texas small town. A girl who might be too good to be true. Maybe the old rotary phone is a giveaway.

Owl Head Lake

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Paranormal story of a mysterious Tennessee lake that tends to attract visitors – for life.

The Haunting at Green Elm Cemetery Bridge: Texas Ghost Story

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

True Texas ghost story of a strange Mexican woman haunting the Green Elm Bridge in West Texas. Think we’ll take the long way next time.

True Story of The Maco Light, North Carolina

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

True story of the famous “Maco Light” railroad hauntings in North Carolina.

Graveyard Dogs

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Evil graveyard dogs haunt a local cemetery at night. At least that’s the ghost story an old woman tries to scare a mischievous young boy with. But what’s that growling sound behind the tombstone? Written and told by Wendy Webb as part of the Tour of Southern Ghosts, Stone Mountain, GA.

The Sausage Ghost: New Orleans Ghost Story

Friday, April 10th, 2009

Gruesome New Orleans ghost story about a sausage shop owner who has a unique way of getting rid of his wife.

Mississippi Rose: A Mississippi Ghost Story

Friday, April 10th, 2009

Mississippi ghost story about a young boy’s encounter with a strange girl who suddenly appears near his family’s farm.

The Maco Light: North Carolina Railroad Ghost Story

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Railroad ghost story of the “Maco Light,” one of North Carolina’s most famous hauntings.

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