Strange Tales of the American South

Virginia stories, culture, travel and history.

The Gunnymen: Virginia Eastern Shore Horror Story

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Two sailors on shore leave encounter the horrifying bogeymen from their childhoods known as The Gunnymen.

The Tortured Souls of St. Albans Sanatorium

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Creepy story of the abandoned St. Albans Sanatorium in Redford, Virginia.

13 Skulls: Virginia Horror Story

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

Heir to family fortune must solve the riddle of his father’s sinister tombstone to claim his inheritance in this Virginia horror story from K.E. Moore.

Play Monster: Virginia Horror Story

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Virgina horror story of two young girls facing reality that the monster outside may, or may not, be their father. Written by Kyle Moore.

All The Pretty Colors: Virginia Ghost Story

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Young woman’s haunted apartment paints itself in this Virginia ghost story by Kyle Moore.

The Slip: A Virginia Horror Story

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Creepy Virginia horror story of a man who encounters terrifying visions of his neighbors while walking a mysterious path in his backyard. Written by Kyle Moore.

The Ol’ Jessup Place: Virginia Devil Folktale

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Alabama devil folktale about a young man forced to spend the night in a haunted house, with a terrifying family. But are they really as evil as the townfolk say? Written by Kyle Moore.

The Girl of Cliff House: Virginia Ghost Story

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Virginia ghost story of a frustrated writer haunted by a odd and creepy yard sale find. Written by K.E. Moore.

Absence of Light, and Occurrence of Time: Virginia Ghost Story

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

True story of unexplained paranormal phenomena in a Virginia suburb. Written by Benjamin Stevens.

A Winter’s Guest

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Chilling Virginia ghost story of a house sitter terrorized by a mysterious visitor to his aunt’s remote cabin. Written by

Swamp Children

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Virginia ghost story about two kids who investigate a mysterious campfire across an eerie swamp one night. You know this ain’t gonna end well.

The Phantoms of Mabry Mill

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Virginia ghost story about a haunted grist mill.

The Santa Claus Special

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

Based on the true Christmas story of the annual holiday train that brings Santa Claus to the poor towns of remote Appalachia.

Belle Boyd

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

Civil War ghost story of artifact collector has a ghostly encounter with one of the Confederacy’s most famous spies.

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