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North Carolina has a number of well-known bed and breakfast inns. Three lodging establishments in the mountains are known not only for the amenities offered but also as places where previous occupants continue to linger on after death. The inns are the White Gate Inn and Cottage (Asheville); Lodge on Lake Lure (Lake Lure); and the Inn on Main Street (Weaverville).
A number of unexplained and unsolved mysteries, such as the Brown Mountain Lights, Maco Light, and phantom hitch hikers, have occurred in North Carolina over the years.
An excerpt from the 1881 Travel Book ‘In the Heart of the Alleghanies,’ this article presents a true ghost story of the Smoky Mountains that centers around a mid-1800s mill on the Cheowah River. A number of people died there, prompting the mills close down and subsequent rumors that it was haunted.