The Bell Witch Legend

Many areas in the southern United States are rich with stories about hauntings and superstitions. Several of my ancestors who lived in Northern Alabama passed down many stories of hauntings, folklore, and unexplained events to younger generations. The legend of the Bell Witch is a tale of American Folklore from the state of Tennessee. The... Continue Reading →

The Loretto Chapel Staircase

This month’s Legends and Lore post takes us to New Mexico, the state where my Legends of Madeira series is set. The city of Santa Fe was founded sometime between 1607 and 1610, making it the second oldest city in the United States. It’s an area rich in history dating back as far as 10000... Continue Reading →

The Ghosts of the Hotel Galvez

Today we’ll travel back to my home state of Texas and the City of Galveston for this month’s Legends and Lore post. Located on Galveston and Pelican Islands, the City of Galveston was once the largest in Texas. The 1900 Galveston hurricane changed that. Still known as the deadliest natural disaster in United States history... Continue Reading →

The 27 Club

February 3, 1959, is what many refer to as, “The day the music died.” It was on that day a plane crash near Clear Lake, Iowa claimed the lives of three popular Rock and Roll Stars. Buddy Holly, age 22, Ritchie Valens, age 17, and J. P. Richardson (The Big Bopper), age 28. (Bit of... Continue Reading →

The Lady of The Lake

Welcome to the first post of my new Legends and Lore series. After completing last year's posts about the Native American moon names, I debated on something to take its place. Since I enjoy hearing stories about legends and folklore, I thought exploring them a bit more would be fun. While somewhat similar to Mystery... Continue Reading →

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