A collection of true stories of Appalachian ghosts and the unexplained

A collection of true stories of Appalachian ghosts and the unexplained

These stories are all written by Paulette Boyd and were first published on a geocities site. When Geocities seized to exist I tried to collect these stories because they are all so well written. Enjoy the Ghosts:-)

Across the Tracks- Walking Ghost II - Ghost Story
Another episode in the Walking Ghost epic involves a group of young men varying in ages from mid-teen to early ...
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And Hello to a New One - Ghost Story
If you have read my story, "Saying Goodbye to an Old Friend", you will know that I "lost" my long ...
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Another Door Knob Story - Ghost Story
During the 1940's, and even into the early portions of the 1950's, it was not uncommon, given our close proximity ...
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Baby On Board - Ghost Story
The road across the mountain at Hyders Gap is a narrow, one lane affair, with many switch-back curves, sharp drop ...
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Bloody Footprints - Ghost Story
Years ago, several of the young men of the community got together, and for lack of anything more exciting to ...
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Borrowing Shoes - Ghost Story
Although we had lived with my grandparents for several years, the time came when my family built a home of ...
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Christmas Comfort - Ghost Story
My father passed away last May ('97), after a long battle with lung cancer. Christmas was his absolute favorite holiday, ...
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Closets, Halls, Bathroom Walls - Ghost Story
Closets, Halls, Bathroom Walls On the second floor of my house, there are four large bedrooms, located around a central ...
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Confederate Ghost - Ghost Story
While in college, I roomed with a girl whose family, at that time was living in an old rented house ...
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Ghost Car - Ghost Story
A friend of mine, when told about the collection of true ghost stories I have been compiling, offered one of ...
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He Speaks - Ghost Story
To begin, allow me, as background for my story, to give you a general layout of my home. It is ...
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Home is Where the Haint is - Ghost Story
The home I now live in was purchased by my paternal grandparents in the early 1930's. It is over one ...
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Leave a Light On for Me
A few years ago, before my father's death, he was a frequent patient at a nearby hospital. On one such ...
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Lonely Backroads - Addendum - Ghost Story
Note: This story relates to a second sighting of the unidentified beast told of in "Lonely Backroads", as told by ...
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Lonely Backroads - Ghost Story
These events were experienced by my mother and father many years ago,(1959) and for as long as I can remember, ...
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Lonely Backroads III — Another Sighting - Ghost Story
Until I started compiling this group of stories, the creature that had attacked my parents so long ago had not ...
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Mystery Lights - Ghost Story
The small community of Belfast, Virginia, is but a very short distance from my home. It is a pleasant farming ...
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New Activity for an Old Spirit - Ghost Story
At one time, it seemed as though an uncomfortable female presence was once in my home, but it had seemed ...
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Ouija Experience - Ghost Story
While in college, I worked as a Residency Assistant on the third floor of the dorm in which I stayed ...
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Papaw's Candy - Ghost Story
My nephew, Kenneth was born October 5, 1980. Being the first great-grandchild, and the son of a favorite grandson, he ...
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Phantom Footsteps- Walking Ghost III
At one time, the actual heart of the Gardner community was a small, two storied building that was both a ...
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Proof (the Nightstand)
It's not unusual for young people to "dabble" in the paranormal-whether it be with Ouija boards, Séances, or what have ...
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Saying Goodbye to an Old Friend - Ghost Story
Have you ever had an experience that could only be labeled "bittersweet"? Well, I have...one that left me both saddened ...
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Seeing is Believing - Ghost Story
Our resident ghost has made himself known in various ways-through sounds, such as phantom footsteps, or actual speaking (see the ...
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Something Wicked This Way Comes" – Ghost Story
Here's one of the many ghostly occurrences I have experienced. Though many have sent chills along my spine, none has ...
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Tattle Tale - Ghost Story
My mother suffers from an enlarged heart, along with several blockages. Due to the poor condition of her heart, after ...
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Television Appearance - Ghost Story
My father's only brother was killed in an automobile accident in 1974. He had been working as a truck driver ...
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The Bubble People - Ghost Story
This story will probably be considered strange, even by those of you who do believe in the supernatural. I think ...
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The Floating Head - Ghost Story
This story was related to me by Bonnie, the mother of an old school friend. Her husband, a miner, worked ...
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The Haunted Table - Ghost Story
When my brothers (all three older than me) and I were much younger, we lived for several years with my ...
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The Kiss - Ghost Story
I'm not going to tell you that I am totally comfortable with the ghost that resides in my home. I ...
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The Séance - Ghost Story
The nature of my father's job in 1968 necessitated that we move, as a temporary measure, to Roanoke, Virginia. We ...
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The Tape Recording - Ghost Story
While in college, one of the required courses in my major was a Speech class. As one of the class ...
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The Valise and The Wagon - Ghost Story
Bunk's Valise My great-grandfather had a brother-in-law of questionable character, known in the family by the name "Bunk". By the ...
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The Walking Ghost - Ghost Story
When my father was a teen, he worked at a small movie house in Honaker, the very small town about ...
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Turning Doorknobs- Ghost Story
Let me begin with a brief description of my grandparent's (now my own) house. It is a large two story ...
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who-is-watching-the-baby
Yesterday, my sister, along with her four month old baby girl, were over for a visit. After her feeding, the ...
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Who's Calling – Ghost Story
In the early 1950's, the luxury of owning a television set was not well known by many local residents. So ...
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