In celebration of Halloween week, revisit the most popular unexplained and creepy episodes of Southern Mysteries.
For decades families moved in and out of Cahill Mansion near Gulfport, Mississippi with stories of restless spirits inside including a pyromaniac ghost. And the scariest manifestation happened on the day of one of the most tragic events in US history.
The Pope Lick Monster is an urban legend that has led countless seekers to a dangerous trestle bridge in Louisville, Kentucky. Keith Age, of SyFy Channel fame, joins me to discuss the legend.
Longwood Plantation in Natchez, Mississippi epitomizes the rise and fall of the antebellum south. The history of the home may explain why spirits of the former owners are said to linger here.
On April 22, 1930, Elena Hoyas, walked into a hospital in Key West Florida. She encountered Carl Von Cosel who immediately knew she was his soulmate. Some say this is a love story, but in truth, it’s one of the most haunting reminders that desire can drive you to obsession and self destruction.
In 1929, five men in Stone County, Arkansas were charged in the murder of Connie Franklin. There would be many twists and the turns in the case. But the biggest twist came when a man claiming to be Connie came forward to testify at his own murder trial.
Zona Heaster Shue’s life was cut short when she was murdered in 1897. She’s known in West Virginia lore as the Greenbrier Ghost because her ghost helped solve her murder. Did Zona’s mother fabricate the story of her ghost to avenge her daughter’s murder? Or did Zona’s ghost truly help convict the man who killed her?
In the late 19th century, Constantine Sanders was known as Alabama’s Sleeping Preacher. Often writing down premonitions and visions from a “trance state” that would be signed by his “companion” X+Y=Z. Was Sanders evil? Possessed? Or haunted by X+Y=Z?