Sometime Between Dusk and Dawn Ghost Stories

Sometime Between Dusk and Dawn Ghost Stories

A collection of ghost stories, nearly forgotten folk tales, and haunted places to visit from author Jannette Quackenbush. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/betweenduskanddawn/support

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July 25, 2021 8 min

Today’s story is Betty Knox and the Calling Ghost.  When a reclusive farmer disappeared in the late 1700s, travelers on the isolated trails where she once drove her old ox heard strange noises and calls in a certain deep pocket of woods along Dunbar Creek. And I heard them too-

You can find this story in my Pennsylvania book series on Amazon and in bookstores— Pennsylvania Ghosts and Haunts: West Pennsylvania

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Today’s story is about Hangman’s Hollow in the city of Hamilton—Butler County, Ohio. When four boys sneak off on an adventure to see the Butler County fair back in the mid-1800s, they hap upon a ghastly sight in the most dreaded of places, Hangman’s Hollow.

You can buy my book series on Amazon and in bookstores, including this bit of lore which comes from my book—Ohio Ghost stories and Spooky Legends, the Classics.

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This is the Legend of Screaming Jenny told by author Jannette Quackenbush. In the historic town of Harpers Ferry in West Virginia, an old woman haunted the railway, startling engineers who drove along the tracks. You can find this ghost story and others in my first West Virginia ghost book West Virginia Ghost Stories, Legends, and Haunts.


Visiting Harpers Ferry? Stop in at the Vintage Lady – Gift Shop owned by Cindi Parsons Dunn w...

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July 10, 2021 4 min

A unique legend comes from Pleasants County’s Mount Welcome Cemetery about how a mother’s love for a child goes far beyond the mortal world. I visited Ikie’s Tomb on a Memorial Day not long in the past. And here is Ikie’s story-

I hope you enjoyed this episode about Ikie’s Tomb. You can find this legend and many more in my book West Virginia Ghost Stories: The Classics, one of twenty of my ghostly books and guides.

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Today’s story is the Pale Lady of Ash Cave. For years, hikers at Hocking Hills State Park’s Ash Cave have been startled by a ghostly, pale woman walking the trail before she suddenly vanishes. But unlike most, this curious ghost isn’t reluctant to show herself to just lone hikers. . .

You can buy my book series on Amazon and in local bookstores like Grandma Fayes at Old Man's Cave, Hocking Hills KOA, and Tree House Treats and T...

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July 4, 2021 3 min

Today’s story is the legend of White Lady Point in Scioto County, Ohio. For over a hundred years, Ohio River boaters passing by Alexandria Point, at an early settlement in what is now Portsmouth, have seen a ghastly, ghostly woman standing atop the rise with mouth gaping wide and hear her shrill frantic screams for help. You can find this ghost story and others on Amazon and in bookstores including this bit of lore which comes from...

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Today’s story is That’s Mine. Many ghosts haunt the mining and railway ghost town of Moonville in southeastern Ohio. One was a brakeman with a fondness for whiskey but a foolish approach to finding a bed to sleep in after he got drunk.

Welcome to Sometime Between Dusk and Dawn Ghost Stories. This episode is written and produced by me, Jannette Quackenbush, with folklore drawn from many resources, including early interviews of commu...

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It was once called the Lost Cemetery, but when it was found, all sorts of bad things began to happen to those who did not respect the ones buried within. Find out more about the Witch’s Grave deep in the forest of West Branch State Park in Ohio. ?You can find this story, Witch’s Grave at Lost Cemetery, and GPS to find it in the book Ohio Ghost Stories and Spooky Legends: The Classics by Jannette Quackenbush


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Today’s story is The Half-Calf Shade of Still House Hollow, a folktale that began after the murder of a traveler on old Foglesong Road, now Stringtown Road, in Lancaster, Ohio.?

There is more than just this podcast. You can buy my book series on Amazon and find them in other bookstores, including Haunted Hocking a Ghost Hunters Guide to the Hocking Hills where this one is retold.

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June 9, 2021 3 min

Today’s story is about Hedger Hollow, a folktale that began after the murder of a peddler along the Little Kanawha River in West Virginia.

You can find this story and other spooky tales in my second book: West Virginia Ghost Stories, Legends, Haunts, and Folklore?

Here’s more info on Hedger’s Ghost: CALHOUN'S DANGEROUS HEDGER'S GHOST - Dare You Call His Name.

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June 2, 2021 14 min

Today’s story is That Place They Call Booger Hole. A quiet community now, it was not always so tranquil. Booger Hole in Clay County West Virginia got its name for a reason and it just cannot shake it.

This episode is written and produced by me, Jannette Quackenbush with folklore pulled from many resources, including Wilson Douglas: How I came to be a Fiddler, West Virginia Ghost Stories, Legends, Haunts, and Folklore, and a few loc...

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Welcome to Sometime Between Dusk and Dawn Ghost Stories. Today’s episode is The Legend of the Baying Hound at Old Man’s Cave, a local story passed down in a small town between Logan and South Bloomingville, Ohio in the Hocking Hills. You can visit Old Man’s Cave in southeastern Ohio and listen for the hound. It is along the Old Man’s cave trail within Hocking Hills State Park. This episode is written and produced by me, Jannette Qu...

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May 30, 2021 13 min

Today’s story is Ghosts of Stretchers Neck, a folktale passed down by families living along the New River in Fayette County, West Virginia. Sometimes love survives death as this old story divulges from along the New River at Stretchers Neck in West Virginia.

This episode is written and produced by me, Jannette Quackenbush with folklore pulled from many resources, including:

Original Story passed along by Basil W. Duke, George Brade...

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May 29, 2021 4 min

Welcome to Sometime Between Dusk and Dawn Ghost Stories. This episode is written and produced by me, Jannette Quackenbush with folklore pulled from many resources, including Ghosts of Louisiana from the 1939 Progress Administration of Louisiana. There is more than just this podcast. You can buy my book series on Amazon and also at other bookstores including this one which comes from one of my latest books, Ghost Stories and Folk Ta...

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May 28, 2021 5 min

Today’s story is The White Woman of Silver Run. A mysterious ghost haunted railroad men along a lonely stretch of railway in Ritchie County.

This episode is written and produced by me, Jannette Quackenbush with folklore pulled from many resources, including Anthony Reevy’s 1959 article Stories of Railroad Ghosts published in the National Railway Bulletin. There is more than just this podcast. You can buy my book series on Amazon an...

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In today's episode: Bloody Horseshoe Grave. When a man fails to follow local traditions, his actions come back to haunt him . . . and a remote church cemetery.

Podcast: Sometime Between Dusk and Dawn Ghost Stories. This episode is written and produced by Jannette Quackenbush with folklore pulled from many resources, including Hauntedhocking.com, The Telltale Lilac Bush and Other West Virginia Ghost Stories (Ruth Ann Musick).

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