Yearly Archives: 2017

“Men say, that in this midnight hour,The disembodied have power,To wander as it liketh them, By wizard oak and fairy stream,Through still and solemn places,And by old walls and tombs, to dream,With pale, cold, mournful faces. I fear them not; for they must be,Spirits of kindest sympathy,Who choose such haunts, and joy to feel, The […]

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My first look at the Chimney Tops since the fires. Most of the trail leading up to the last quarter mile before the pinnacle was thankfully untouched by the blaze, however the peak itself (by my eyes) looks significantly more ominous.  

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I hear tell Mount Sterling is a haunted mountain.. “One of the more riveting stories to come out of Great Smoky Mountain folklore involves a cold-blooded killing of Union sympathizers by Confederate Captain Albert Teague during the waning days of the Civil War. On a raid into Big Creek, Teague captured three outliers of draft […]

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