By Jessica Penot
Nestled within the scenic foothills of southern Appalachia, within the middle of the Tennessee Valley, North Alabama is understood for its traditional attractiveness. Peppered with antebellum mansions and old homesteads, it's a sector wealthy in background, brimming with a distinct cultural historical past. but amidst the wonderful thing about those rolling hills and historical positive aspects, whatever darkish lurks less than the skin. The haunted spirits of the earlier run as wild because the Tennessee River via North Alabama.
Join writer and Huntsville resident Jessica Penot on a terrifying journey throughout the chilling locations of a quarter teeming with ghostly job. From Florence to Huntsville to Albertville and issues in among, Haunted North Alabama bargains a large survey of the background of haunted locations within the higher areas of Alabama.
Packed with over twenty haunted locales, Haunted North Alabama is needed examining for somebody drawn to studying concerning the background of the phantom spirits that decision the guts of Dixie home.
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By”. Reports even asserted that of late: “The number of coloured people who have disappeared is much larger than usual, and they are convinced that the doctors of Washington are not only supplying the dissecting rooms of the city with subjects, but are furnishing ‘castor oil’, manufactured from coloured adipose matter to the large cities throughout the country… Those who indulge in this singular superstition relative to ‘night doctors’ imagine that young and obese subjects are preferred, on account of the oil which they yield, and that hump-backs are especially desirable, on account of their peculiar physical conformation, which renders their dissection of particular interest to medical students.
Haunted North Alabama by Jessica Penot