Lore of the South

Lore of the South

Where you'll find Southern lore, legends, odd histories, ghost stories, trivia and more. Help support the show at patreon.com/theloreofthesouth


April 2, 2024 38 mins

Welcome to E 83 Mary Musgrove the female founder of Savannah, GA.  Also y’all heads up!  In the beginning I talk about our old cat and it gets sad, so if you feel the need, please skip ahead.
Y’all look for Enocha on the socials.  She has great history and spooky content.  On YouTube and tick tok look for “Salt Waves and Spanish Moss”. 

Alexander, K. L. (n.d.). Biography: Mary Musgrove. National Women’...

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Thank you for joining us for this special episode.  Meet Anna Jai Kingsley- she was captured and enslaved as a 13 year old girl, married to a 40 year old slave and plantation owner. By 18 she was the freed mother of three and owned her own land and slaves.  She was a woman who lived many lives in one lifetime.

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February 11, 2024 27 mins

Thank you for joining us for this special Valentines Day episode,  we get a visit from the Witch of Yazoo City and hear about the endless love of Willie and Nellie Gordon. 
Thank you Misty for the show suggestion!
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January 28, 2024 25 mins

Join us for another episode of LotS!  Today we discuss the history of Spiritualism and the psychic capital of the world Cassadaga, FL.

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We did not want to stand y'all up two weeks in a row, so here is a special release from the Patreon.  It starts a little slow then Producer Mike and I find our stride.  But if you've been on the fence about becoming a supporter maybe this will push you over the edge (in a good way).   There's a link below or you can simply search The Lore of the South on the Patreon site or app.

Hey Tare, if you're out ...

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December 25, 2023 35 mins

Merry Christmas y'all! Thank y'all for being with us for another year, it's our 3rd birthday!

This is an episode I have been looking forward to doing!  Glamis is an ancient castle that has it all! A monster heir, a grey lady ghost, clashes of clans, people getting walled up alive...  Oh and it kinda looks like Hogwarts.  Also it's the home to the Queen Mother's family.  Anyway!  I hope y'all ...

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December 10, 2023 20 mins

Hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season.  And welcome to E77 Cold Weather Cryptids.  From the Wendigo to the Mari Llwd. 

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Legends of america. (n.d.). https://www.legendso...

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November 26, 2023 23 mins

For Native American Heritage Month, we have a handful of legends from the First People of the South East. 

Creek-Natchez Flood Myth. A Creek/Natchez Flood Story. (n.d.). http://www.native-languages.org/creekstory.htm 

How rabbit brought fire to the people. (n.d.). http://www.indigenouspeople.net/howrabbi.htm 

The story of the bat. Indigenous Peoples’ Literature. (n.d.). http://www.indigenouspeople.net/bat.htm...

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October 29, 2023 30 mins

Happy Halloween and welcome to he LotS Halloween bonus episode!  1st no one get offended by the term Hillbilly!  That is badge of honor y'all! 2nd I hope y'all enjoy this special episode!  Thank you all for listening!

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October 25, 2023 35 mins

 Welcome to E74 The Monkey's Paw by W.W. Jacobs 

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October 8, 2023 27 mins

Meet Grace Sherwood the Witch of Pongo.  I really enjoyed researching and writing this one.  I hope y'all enjoy it too!

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September 24, 2023 36 mins

Welcome to E 72 ya'll.  Big ole trigger warning on this one! Murder, hate crimes, domestic abuse, animal cruelty and suicide.  So hold on to your butts!

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Hall, M. (2002, July 1). Two barmaids, five alligators, and the butcher of Elmendorf. Texas Monthly. https://www.texasmonthly.com/t...

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September 10, 2023 33 mins

Welcome to E71 where we discuss history and hauntings of three Galveston locations. Also in this episode Producer Mike sits down with me to talk about the impact from hurricane Idalia. Links to help will be below.

Wild Kyle https://youtu.be/z7aR4MQaV34?si=ZAEoHQ5cHXKuTOHE
Paleo Chris https://youtu.be/A1y6jYa2oX8?si=uLAQN5M2Rup1U4wu

As I get more info I will post more links.

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August 20, 2023 26 mins

Welcome to E70 where we have two ladies marrying ghosts and one scary German guy robs a grave to reunited with the love of his life.  Thank you Elle for the Show suggestion!  This one was a doozy!

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August 6, 2023 35 mins

Y'all!  We're back!  Thank you for hanging in there with us! 



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July 15, 2023 25 mins

Welcome to E68 Frankie Silver.  Did she kill her husband in a rage or was it self defense?

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Haines, D. (2001, July 1). Tragic ends: Frankie and Charlie Silver. Blue Ridge Country. https://blueridgecountry.com/archive/favorites/frankie-and-charlie-silver/#...

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June 25, 2023 54 mins

He y’all!  I flat ran out of time.  I’d hopped to have several episodes written and pre-recorded, before my surgery this week.  That didn’t happen.  But please enjoy this Patreon Episode about the Missing 411.  

Trigger warning- missing and dead children and adults are talked about at length.

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Thank y'all for joining us for E66 Clavin Graham, Navy hero of WWII.
Special thank yous going out to Elle for joining us over on Patreon, welcome to the LotS fam, Elle!  And thank you Miss Judy for upping your pledge from $3 to$5 tier. If you would like to help up support the show, consider becoming a Patreon supporter like Judy, Sydney and Elle.  Thank y'all! https://patreon.com/theloreofthesouth?utm_medium=clipboard...

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May 28, 2023 31 mins

Thank you for joining for E65! All about our local beauty  The Hotel Blanche and how she made a beautiful comeback from wreck and ruin to beautiful ode to her historic past.
I had help from Dr Chris Esing and lots of local Lake City, FL folks share their stories with me, thanks to all of you.

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April 30, 2023 42 mins

Sorry this is so late y'all! But it is twice as long as a regular episode so hope that makes up for our tardiness.  Also excuse the all the breath sounds, I got the asthma.  Hope y'all enjoy this episode about Southern Cryptids.  Cryptids like, the Wampus Cat, Pinky, a Not Deer and a Lizardman.
Thank you Emmy for the very nice review.  Thank you Juli for sending me the voice memo about your run in with the old Alton ...

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