A Haunted History of Knoxville : Hanged Killers, Re-Animated Corpses, Tragic Fires, Cold-Blooded Murder, and Sweet Revenge
by Laura Still


Overview - A City with a Violent Past: The predominant hue of the city's colorful past is blood red, and restless souls are rumored to inhabit the night. The streets have echoed with gunfire as Knoxville survived the violence of frontier times, the Civil War, and the shadowy gaslight decades when the elite classes strolled Gay Street while just down the hill in the saloon district known as the Bowery, murderers and thieves played their dark dangerous games.  Read more...

 
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Overview
A City with a Violent Past: The predominant hue of the city's colorful past is blood red, and restless souls are rumored to inhabit the night. The streets have echoed with gunfire as Knoxville survived the violence of frontier times, the Civil War, and the shadowy gaslight decades when the elite classes strolled Gay Street while just down the hill in the saloon district known as the Bowery, murderers and thieves played their dark dangerous games. Join writer and history tour guide Laura Still on a journey into her home town's past as she tells the amazing true stories behind the ghostly phantoms and unquiet spirits that haunt Knoxville. Featuring: 75 photos and illustrations; 23 haunted houses and buildings; 10 spooky burial grounds; 81/2 hanged men; 3 tragic love stories; and 40 chapters of untimely death and mysterious phenomena. Storyteller Laura Still, a native Tennessean, is a published poet and playwright as well as storyteller and guide for her tour business, Knoxville Walking Tours. Foreword by columnist and Knoxville history author Jack Neely.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780984496839
  • ISBN-10: 0984496831
  • Publisher: Celtic Cat Publishing LLC
  • Publish Date: September 2014
  • Page Count: 254
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.53 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.76 pounds


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