In the small town of Weldon in Halifax County, there is a building close by the river. built in the 1800's the large, brick building has always found a use due to its beauty. It lends itself well for occasions that require a sense of dignity. It also apparently lends itself well as the home to a ghost of an unknown woman in a blue gown..
Stories of buried treasure and ghosts go hand in hand. In this tale we have a lust for treasure, murder, and a guard from beyond the grave, All on Folly Island in South Carolina. How far would you go to grab a share of the booty? Would you fight the ghost of a pirate?
On Buncombe Road between the Ebenezer Church in Newberry County and Goshen Hill in Union County in South Carolina, there lurks a strange beast. Know as "The Ghost Hound of Goshen", it has been witnessed by many reputable people. Some say it's the dog of a peddler falsely accused of murder and hanged. Whatever the case, the dog is known to chase those who trespass in its territory. But don't worry, it's never caught anyone... That we know of...
Often call the 'Gibraltar of the South' in its day Fort Fisher was an almost impregnable fortress keeping the port city of Wilmington safe from Union attack. It was only felled by an attack from practically the entire Union fleet. Well, that and a General named Bragg refused to help the troops at the fort. This is the tale of General William Whiting who, mortally wounded at Fort Fisher, returns to keep a ghostly eye out to sea from it's parapet.
There are some communities, especially in the mountains of North Carolina, that are wary of law enforcement. They believe in taking care of things themselves. Mountain justice, as it were. Sometimes justice comes in the form of brutality such as lynchings, other times it's more subtle. This is a tale of justice wherein the implement of destruction was a human skull..