Appalachian Folklore

Horror Podcast ‘Old Gods of Appalachia’ Keeps Appalachian History and Folklore Alive Through Its Tales of the Undead

In the early morning of August 4, 1917, a gas explosion ripped through the southern end of the West Kentucky Coal Company’s No. 7 mine in Clay, Kentucky, killing 62 of the 153 men below ground. It remains the deadliest mining disaster in Kentucky history.    The tragedy did not end […]

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