Ghost Stories and Tall Tales of the American South

The Spirit of Thomas Lester: Haunted House Story


Poor, road-weary Thomas Lester decides to spend the night in a haunted house. Never a good idea! A Southern ghost story told by Yomi Goodall. Recorded for the Tour of Southern Ghosts. Story used with permission of ART Station, Stone Mountain, Georgia.

Log cabin fireplace, Asheville North Carolina

Public domain photo from Library of Congress.


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6 Responses to “The Spirit of Thomas Lester: Haunted House Story”

Lillyanne fox:

thomas lester found a haunted house and went in it and then he was hearing scary noises and he saw a man and heads so he started running threw the woods.


How are you scared by words??


Lillyanne: are you sure his name was Thomas Lester? cuz i dont think they said it enough!


this is really scary but awesome becuase i like scary stories


really awesome but scary at the same time

zoey kring:

this story is good my favorite part not really scary tho my favorite part is when the cat said meow

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