Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Folklore Journal Vol. 8 Issue 1, July 1960
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The town of Valdese lies among the hills that slope eastward from the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. It was settled in 1893 by a group of Waldensians from the Cottian Alps of Italy. This small farming community exhibits a unique music entrenched both in their religion and community life.
This article follows the stories of ghosts and haunted houses from the residents of the central coastal region of North Carolina, mostly Beaufort and Swansboro.
This article provides the extraordinary account of a phenomenon--shining figures--that appeared to a number of people in Rutherford County in August, 1806.
A retelling of Midsummer Eve ritualistic practices done by Mrs. Deyo in her youth. These practices were supposed to give clues as to whom the girls would marry.