Asheville Terrors Blog


Terror at the Battery Park Hotel

Posted on July 21, 2023
Asheville’s heyday ran adjacent to the development of the railroads. Flocks of thousands by rail to the temperate mountain city, escaping the pressures of modern life. The Battery Park Hotel rose fr...

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, ...