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The article is divided into two sections: tales about travelers, and ghost stories.
The author narrates some of the stories told to her by her grandfather about the infamous Lowery brothers, who started robbing banks with their gang during the Civil War.
Tall tales about some interesting men and women who lived in the Appalachian Mountains. Most were exaggerated stories about weird quirks, feats of strength, hunting, and religious fanatics.
This article contains the folktales “The Mouse got Drowned in the Cabbage Pot,” and “The Little Round House,” which includes illustrations.
This article features several haints, or ghost stories, that the author had heard while growing up in Wilkes County.