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Haunted Roanoke

Author: L B Taylor
Publisher: Charleston, SC : Haunted America, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roanoke, in the heart of southwestern Virginia, is one of the most haunted cities in the commonwealth. The Star City is brimming with eerie and unexplainable stories, such as the legendary "Woman in Black," who appeared several times in 1902 but only to married men on their way home at night. There are also macabre stories in many of Roanoke's famous landmarks, such as the majestic Grandin Theatre, where a homeless  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Taylor, L.B.
Haunted Roanoke
(DLC) 2013018287
(OCoLC)839396834
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: L B Taylor
ISBN: 9781614239741 1614239746
OCLC Number: 905088966
Notes: "Blue Ridge ghosts and Spirit in the Star City"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Roanoke and its ghosts --
Roanoke's phantom woman in black --
Virginia's most haunted hotel --
Spirits still perking at the Coffee Pot --
Murder at the mortician's mansion --
The paranormal wedding dress --
Home but not alone --
Recollections of a psychic family --
Conversations with a dead man --
The sad ghosts of the Grandin Theatre --
Embodiments of evil --
The man who was buried standing up --
The man who was buried three times --
The ghost buster of Roanoke --
The paranormal paintings of Eddie Maxwell --
Stark fear strikes the city --
Diary of a haunted house --
Apparitions in academia --
A closure at the Alms House --
A passel of paranormal vignettes --
Doc Pinkard's dark secrets --
By the grave's early light --
A host of haunting humor --
Cemetery creepiness --
The highwayman who saw the light --
Watchdog of the valley frontier --
Fragments of folklore --
The last public hanging in Virginia --
The little rag doll.
Responsibility: L.B. Taylor Jr.
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Roanoke, in the heart of southwestern Virginia, is one of the most haunted cities in the commonwealth. The Star City is brimming with eerie and unexplainable stories, such as the legendary "Woman in Black," who appeared several times in 1902 but only to married men on their way home at night. There are also macabre stories in many of Roanoke's famous landmarks, such as the majestic Grandin Theatre, where a homeless family is said to have lived and the cries of their deceased children can still be heard. Travel beyond the realm of reality with author L.B. Taylor Jr. as he traces the history of Roanoke's most unique and chilling tales.

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