Tag: frederick county legends

Fables: The Fox and the Grapes

July 7, 2020 I’ve finished the book Ghosts and Legends of Frederick County by Cannon and Whitmore. So, to take a little break before moving on to other legends, here’s one of Aesop’s Fables called The Fox and the Grapes. “A fox one day… Continue Reading “Fables: The Fox and the Grapes”

Frederick County Legends: wings at midnight

June 30, 2020 This story comes from the book Ghosts and Legends of Frederick County by Canoon and Whitmore. Hope you enjoy! Wings at Midnight “Late in the 1800’s, South Mountain House – now a restaurant called the Old South Mountain Inn – located… Continue Reading “Frederick County Legends: wings at midnight”

Frederick County Legends: South Mountain Legends

June 23, 2020 Today I am going to share with you three short stories from the book Ghosts and Legends of Frederick County by Cannon and Whitmore. Images are not mine. Hope you enjoy! White Woman “There are several accounts of a banshee called… Continue Reading “Frederick County Legends: South Mountain Legends”

Frederick County Legends: An Old Wise Tale

June 16, 2020 This story comes from Ghosts and Legends of Frederick County, by Cannon and Wise “Early one evening, Mr. Wise was sitting on his porch smoking his pip when he saw a man dressed in a gray uniform coming up the road… Continue Reading “Frederick County Legends: An Old Wise Tale”

The Newey Slaughter

June 9, 2020 This story comes from Ghosts and Legends of Frederick County by Cannon and Whitmore. Hope you enjoy! “The neighbors were quickly summoned, but when they arrived, the house was fully engulfed in flames. An attempt at rescue was impossible. By the… Continue Reading “The Newey Slaughter”

Spirit of Frederick

April 28, 2020 So, I’ve finished all the stories that are in the book Spirits of Frederick by Alyce T. Weinberg. Or at least the stories I want to share right now. There’s a couple more, but they seem boring to me. Maybe at… Continue Reading “Spirit of Frederick”

“Phantom Lady”

April 21, 2020 this story comes from Spirits of Frederick by Alyce T. Weinberg hope you enjoy! “In Urbana, a ghostly figure often came in from the balcony to tuck in a little boy who lived in the Landon house years ago, or so… Continue Reading ““Phantom Lady””