The Bell Witch: The Full Account
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Ghostly Cries From Dixie
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Fitzhugh's Ghostly Cries From Dixie, a chilling collection of
weird and ghostly tales from the American South
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The Legend of
(Paperback and Kindle Editions) Written by historical
fiction author Lori Crane, with the foreword written by author Pat
Fitzhugh, The Legend of Stuckey's Bridge recounts the
disturbing legend of greed, opportunity, and mayhem surrounding
Mississippi's most infamous rural bridge.
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The Bell Witch: The Full Accountis a treasure chest of information that will save you
20+ years of time, money, and legwork.
Do you want to
learn about the people and history behind
the legend? Which parts of the Bell Witch legend are fact,
and which are fiction? The Bell Witch: The Full
Accountis not only a
good ghost story, but also a journalistic analysis and
research tool for serious Bell Witch fans. As
its name implies, the book providesa full account of the legend from North Carolina to Tennessee and
Mississippi, and from the early 1800's to the 21st century. The wealth of
information contained in this informative work was gathered and researched over
aperiod of 20+ years.
The book includes the detailed story,
site pictures, footnotes, discussion notes, charts,
an index and
table of contents, various appendices, and biographical sketches of
From the image of a
lifeless body hanging from a tree, to the apparition of a ghastly,
pale woman in a field, Kate was
the all-knowing, all-powerful personification of evil.
Kate's mission was to destroy
young Elizabeth Bells engagement and kill
her father, John Bell. Mission
accomplished. Generations later, many descendants of those involved
still refuse to discuss the legend.
Even today, nearly two hundred
years later, terrifyingphenomenastill occur near the old Bell
more than two decades of painstaking research, author Pat Fitzhugh for the first time
shares everything - the story of the Bell Witch, the history of the Bell family and
Robertson County, common myths about the Bell Witch, biographies of those who figured
into the legend, and detailed discussions about the religious and supernatural
theories he used in formulating his conclusion about the origin, identity, and purpose of
the so-called Bell Witch. Backed by detailed footnotes, insightful endnotes, and explanatory charts, Fitzhugh sheds new light
to this epic tale of terror on the early-Tennessee frontier.
Pat Fitzhugh brings the
Bell Witch of Tennessee to life in
the most comprehensive account ever written
about what many consider the most
terrifying haunting known to humankind. Pleasant dreams.
what the critics are
saying . . .
southern legends and folklore review
- Well-researched, authoritative, and compelling.
the memphis pages
- Mr. Fitzhugh doesn't resort to hocus-pocus or speculation, but
relates the facts much as a criminal investigator would view a current crime.
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review - Pat Fitzhugh Pens the Definitive
Bell Witch Book This book is an excellent read and chock full of heretofore unknown
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LOOK AT WHAT YOU'LL GET ...
Full Story, Past thru Present
-- NC, TN and MS Versions
-- Theories and Myths Explained --
Photos of Related Sites
Biographical Sketches of the
Index, Footnotes, and Endnotes
-- Lots More!
In 1901, the Virginia Bridge & Iron
Company began re-building a fifty-year-old Mississippi bridge. In the middle
of the project, they began discovering bodies buried on the banks of the
Legend has it, he was so evil, he was
even thrown out of the notorious Dalton Gang. Years later, he opened an inn
near the river, and on foggy nights, boatmen witnessed him pacing back and
forth across the bridge, waving his lantern, offering travelers a hot meal
and a soft bed.
Those unfortunate enough to take him up
on the hospitality were often never seen again.
To this day, eerie experiences are still
reported around the bridge that now bears his name. If you travel down to
Stuckey’s Bridge, be careful, for not much else is known about the man
locals refer to as Old Man Stuckey…until now.
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