Strange Tales of the American South

South Carolina stories, culture, travel and history.

Beyond The Uncut Trees: South Carolina Horror Story

Monday, August 31st, 2015

South Carolina horror story of a frightening creature terrorizing a frontier town. Written by Norman Coulson.

The Organ Player: South Carolina Ghost Story

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

What is that mysterious organ music drifting from the creepy house down the road? Read this South Carolina haunted house tale from Tony Young.

I Told You So: South Carolina Creature Story

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Creepy South Carolina story of a single father trying to keep his young daughter away from a spooky construction project up the road. Written by K.E. Moore.

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.

A Betrayal Amongst Friends

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Larger-than-life Charleston hotel owner pays the ultimate price for messing around with the mayor’s wife in Nick Zegarac’s twisted ghost story of murder and revenge from the spooky streets of old Charleston.

John Bennett and The Doctor to the Dead

Monday, May 4th, 2009

Biography of famed writer and folklorist John Bennett (1865-1956) who collected African-American folktales for his book “The Doctor to the Dead.”

Georgetown, South Carolina

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

City of Georgetown, on South Carolina’s “Grand Strand,” known as the “ghost capital of the South.”

Pawleys Island and Georgetown, South Caroilna

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

Pawleys Island and Georgetown, South Carolina, one of the most haunted places in America.

Alice

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Famous South Carolina ghost story of Alice Flagg, a well known ghost haunting South Carolina’s Grand Strand.

Number Ninety

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Terrifying ghost story from B.M. Croker about two gentleman’s dare for one to spend the night in a Charleston haunted house.

The Gray Man Ghost of Pawley’s Island

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

South Carolina ghost story of the famed Gray Man of Pawley’s Island whose appearance is seen as a warning by locals of an upcoming hurricane.

The Hall of Wonders

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Civil War creature story amidst the ruins of post-Civil War Charleston, where a mysterious apothecary builds a marine attraction like no other.

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