Tennessee ghost story of a killer who encounters a strange old man along a dark road after burying his victim. What does this old man know about his crime? Find out in this short story by Andy Hinton.
Strange Tales of the American South
Swamp stories, culture, travel and history.
Virginia ghost story about two kids who investigate a mysterious campfire across an eerie swamp one night. You know this ain’t gonna end well.
Humorous account of a camping trip in the Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia – alligators, vultures, black water and eerie beauty. Written by Craig Dominey
Ever hear of a swamp creature that’s part dog, part hog and not a big fan of wicked kids? We now introduce you to The Bog Wog!
Ghost story of a singing frog who shows that eternal love is not just for humans.
Famous African-American ghost story of a haunted marsh in St. Simons Island, Georgia where the Ibo IIgbo) tribe bravely resisted being sold into slavery.
Georgia folktale and creature story of two young girls who ignore their Grandma’s warning about the monster of the “Gongetcha Woods.” Written and told by Veroncia Byrd.
Louisiana gambler runs afoul of swamp vampires while on the run from the law.
African-American ghost story from Louisiana about a poor widow who wants to get on her with her life – if only her husband would stay dead!
Cajun ghost story about a miserly father whose cruelty to his only daughter comes back to haunt him during a gulf storm.
Louisiana Swamp Folktale about a local fisherwoman whose unique way of fishing for crabs in the bayou gets her into trouble.
Cajun folktale about a beautiful girl who has the misfortune of choosing a real devilish mate.