Asheville Terrors Blog

Bostian Train Disaster of 1891

Posted on March 29, 2021
A terrifying train wreck leads to the apparent birth of a ghost train that still rolls along the tracks of North Carolina’s state line on the anniversary of its grisly end. Is there any truth to the...

The 1906 Massacre and Barley’s Taproom

Posted on February 1, 2021
The 1906 Massacre and Barley's Taproom  On November 12, 1906, an escaped convict came to Asheville looking for his old girlfriend. Unable to find her, Will Harris goes on a drunken rampage, ...

Mothman The Harbinger of Doom

Posted on September 23, 2020
Sources: Wikimedia. Artist's impression of the mothman. Tim Bertelink - Own workIn today's feature article, we're going to talk about Mothman, one of Americana's newest and most famous folktales. ...