Lore of the South

Kelly Crews

Where you'll find Southern lore, legends, odd histories, ghost stories, trivia and more.

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E80 Shakers, Quakers & Fakers
Jan 28 2024
E80 Shakers, Quakers & Fakers
Join us for another episode of LotS!  Today we discuss the history of Spiritualism and the psychic capital of the world Cassadaga, FL. Follow us on social media for pics and updates. Consider becoming a Patreon it really does help and Y'all, it's cheaper than gas station coffee. https://patreon.com/theloreofthesouth?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=join_link Wanna get in touch send us an email loreofthesouth@gmail.comcitationsA&E Television Networks. (n.d.). 8 famous figures who believed in communicating with the dead. History.com. https://www.history.com/news/spiritualism-communication-dead-figures Declaration of principles. National Spiritualist Association of Churches. (n.d.). https://nsac.org/what-we-believe/principles/ dep. (n.d.). 75 did you know facts that will blow your mind - parade. parade . https://parade.com/1199611/marynliles/did-you-know-facts/ Encyclopedia.com. (2024, January 17). ." encyclopedia of occultism and parapsychology. . encyclopedia.com. 8 Jan. 2024 . Encyclopedia.com. https://www.encyclopedia.com/science/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/colby-george-p-1848-1933 Encyclopædia Britannica, inc. (2023, December 14). Spiritualism. Encyclopædia Britannica. https://www.britannica.com/topic/spiritualism-religion Séance City, Florida. THE BITTER SOUTHERNER. (n.d.). https://bittersoutherner.com/seance-city-florida-spiritualism-cassadaga Support the show
E79 Patreon Special Release Old Timey Medical Treatments
Jan 14 2024
E79 Patreon Special Release Old Timey Medical Treatments
We did not want to stand y'all up two weeks in a row, so here is a special release from the Patreon.  It starts a little slow then Producer Mike and I find our stride.  But if you've been on the fence about becoming a supporter maybe this will push you over the edge (in a good way).   There's a link below or you can simply search The Lore of the South on the Patreon site or app.Hey Tare, if you're out there I still have your little goody bad ready to ship. Email us your info and it will be on its way.loreofthesouth@gmail.comhttps://patreon.com/theloreofthesouth?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=join_linkcitation 7 unusual ancient medical techniques - history. (n.d.). https://www.history.com/news/7-unusual-ancient-medical-techniques Beheler, T. (2022, April 27). 10 strange medical practices from history: Headlines and heroes. The Library of Congress. https://blogs.loc.gov/headlinesandheroes/2022/04/10-strange-medical-practices-from-history/ Karen Berger, P. (2021, March 5). Pharmacy’s past: The soothing syrup known for causing death in thousands of babies. Pharmacy Times. https://www.pharmacytimes.com/view/pharmacys-past-the-soothing-syrup-known-for-causing-death-in-thousands-of-babies- Lagay, F. (2002, July 1). The legacy of Humoral Medicine. Journal of Ethics | American Medical Association. https://journalofethics.ama-assn.org/article/legacy-humoral-medicine/2002-07 List of reasons for admission to an insane asylum from the late 1800s. DangerousMinds. (2015, May 11). https://dangerousminds.net/comments/list_of_reasons_for_admission_to_an_insane_asylum MediLexicon International. (n.d.). Medieval coffin birth: A modern medical mystery. Medical News Today. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321433#Ongoing-risks-in-pregnancy Wikimedia Foundation. (2023, March 21). Teething. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teething Support the show
E78 Glamis Castle
Dec 25 2023
E78 Glamis Castle
Merry Christmas y'all! Thank y'all for being with us for another year, it's our 3rd birthday! This is an episode I have been looking forward to doing!  Glamis is an ancient castle that has it all! A monster heir, a grey lady ghost, clashes of clans, people getting walled up alive...  Oh and it kinda looks like Hogwarts.  Also it's the home to the Queen Mother's family.  Anyway!  I hope y'all enjoy this episode.Thank you Tare for your review!  Email the show at loreofthesouth@gmail.com so we can mail you, your little goodie bag.And we have a new Patreon supporter! Tarryn, thank you for your support! If you'd like to help out the show, simply search The Lore of the South on Patreon.com citations1000 years of history in the heart of angus. Glamis Castle. (2023, April 13). https://www.glamis-castle.co.uk/castle-gardens/about-glamis-castle/ Eerie Edinburgh. (n.d.). The ghosts of glamis castle. https://eerieedinburgh.com/spooky-stories/f/the-ghosts-of-glamis-castle The Giant Sun Mirrors in Rjukan. Norway. (n.d.). https://www.visitnorway.com/listings/the-giant-sun-mirrors-in-rjukan/3632/# Magazine, S. (2012, February 10). The monster of glamis. Smithsonian.com. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-monster-of-glamis-92015626/ Ronald, I. (2023, July 28). A worm has been revived after 46,000 years in the Siberian permafrost. CNN. https://www.cnn.com/2023/07/28/world/worm-resurrected-frozen-siberian-permafrost-intl-scli-scn/index.html Wikimedia Foundation. (2023, October 31). Glamis Castle. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glamis_Castle Support the show
E75 Hillbillies V Aliens
Oct 29 2023
E75 Hillbillies V Aliens
Happy Halloween and welcome to he LotS Halloween bonus episode!  1st no one get offended by the term Hillbilly!  That is badge of honor y'all! 2nd I hope y'all enjoy this special episode!  Thank you all for listening!Wanna get in touch email the show at loreofthesouth@gmail.comIf you liked what you heard please leave a five star review and a few kind words it helps the show immensely.  If you loved what you heard, check out the Patreon link below. https://patreon.com/theloreofthesouth?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=join_linkCitationsA&E Television Networks. (n.d.). In 1952, the Flatwoods Monster Terrified 6 kids, a mom, a dog-and the nation. History.com. https://www.history.com/news/flatwoods-monster-west-virginia Film, R. (2023, October 19). The best 1950s alien movies. https://www.ranker.com/list/best-1950s-alien-movies/ranker-film The monkey’s Paw - Kyrene School District. (n.d.). https://www.kyrene.org/cms/lib/AZ01001083/Centricity/Domain/2259/The%20Monkeys%20Paw%20-%20text.pdf Phillips, B., & Diagram via the Center for UFO Studies. (2022, September 6). The curious case of the 1955 Kelly-Hopkinsville encounter. Nashville Scene. https://www.nashvillescene.com/news/pithinthewind/the-curious-case-of-the-1955-kelly-hopkinsville-encounter/article_c1d554a0-2b09-11ed-aa3e-4fc763972068.html reports, N. E. staff. (2017, August 20). Archives: Story of space-ship, 12 little men probed today. Kentucky New Era. https://www.kentuckynewera.com/eclipse/article_fecf69ce-8611-11e7-beaf-0ffce93df895.html Wikimedia Foundation. (2023, October 1). Kelly–Hopkinsville encounter. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelly%E2%80%93Hopkinsville_encounter Support the show
E74 The Monkey's Paw
Oct 25 2023
E74 The Monkey's Paw
Welcome to E74 The Monkey's Paw by W.W. Jacobs Follow us on social media Want to get in touch email the show at loreofthesouth@gmail.comPlease leave a five star review where you can along with a few kind words.And if you really enjoyed the show consider becoming a supporter on patreon https://patreon.com/theloreofthesouth?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=join_linkCitations A&E Television Networks. (n.d.). In 1952, the Flatwoods Monster Terrified 6 kids, a mom, a dog-and the nation. History.com. https://www.history.com/news/flatwoods-monster-west-virginia Film, R. (2023, October 19). The best 1950s alien movies. https://www.ranker.com/list/best-1950s-alien-movies/ranker-film The monkey’s Paw - Kyrene School District. (n.d.). https://www.kyrene.org/cms/lib/AZ01001083/Centricity/Domain/2259/The%20Monkeys%20Paw%20-%20text.pdf Phillips, B., & Diagram via the Center for UFO Studies. (2022, September 6). The curious case of the 1955 Kelly-Hopkinsville encounter. Nashville Scene. https://www.nashvillescene.com/news/pithinthewind/the-curious-case-of-the-1955-kelly-hopkinsville-encounter/article_c1d554a0-2b09-11ed-aa3e-4fc763972068.html reports, N. E. staff. (2017, August 20). Archives: Story of space-ship, 12 little men probed today. Kentucky New Era. https://www.kentuckynewera.com/eclipse/article_fecf69ce-8611-11e7-beaf-0ffce93df895.html Wikimedia Foundation. (2023, October 1). Kelly–Hopkinsville encounter. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelly%E2%80%93Hopkinsville_encounter Support the show
E 72 Joe Ball the Alligator Man
Sep 24 2023
E 72 Joe Ball the Alligator Man
Welcome to E 72 ya'll.  Big ole trigger warning on this one! Murder, hate crimes, domestic abuse, animal cruelty and suicide.  So hold on to your butts! Follow us on social media, just search for lore of the southget in touch by email- loreofthesouth@gmail.comcitationsHall, M. (2002, July 1). Two barmaids, five alligators, and the butcher of Elmendorf. Texas Monthly. https://www.texasmonthly.com/true-crime/butcher-of-elmendorf-alligators/ Magazine, S. (2023, September 8). Archaeologists unearth four 1,900-year-old roman swords in Israeli cave. Smithsonian.com. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/archaeologists-uncover-four-roman-swords-in-israeli-cave-180982869/#:~:text=Archaeologists%20in%20Israel%20have%20discovered,the%20find%20earlier%20this%20week. The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park: A story more than 125 years in the making. St Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park. (n.d.). https://alligatorfarm.com/tickets-info/expanded-history/#:~:text=In%20the%20late%20nineteenth%20century%2C%20George%20Reddington%20and%20Felix%20Fire,the%20South%20Beach%20Railway%20Company. What were the differences between the roman gladius and Spatha?. Quora. (n.d.). https://www.quora.com/What-were-the-differences-between-the-Roman-gladius-and-spatha#:~:text=The%20short%20answer%20is%20that,cavalry%20sword%2C%20that%20was%20designed Wikimedia Foundation. (2023a, July 30). Joe Ball. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joe_Ball Wikimedia Foundation. (2023b, September 8). John Crenshaw. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Crenshaw YouTube. (2020, November 16). Serial killer: Joe Ball - The alligator man. YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LDyayPdtz-A CitesSupport the show
E 69 Nightmare in the Everglades
Aug 6 2023
E 69 Nightmare in the Everglades
Y'all!  We're back!  Thank you for hanging in there with us!  https://sites.google.com/site/eastern401/https://youtu.be/ABQaTJvvQy0?si=nBmuoTlze9YxWC8-patreon https://patreon.com/theloreofthesouth?email- loreofthesouth@gmail.comCitations.cls-1{fill:#333;}                          Benjamin. (n.d.). 30 of the craziest aviation facts!. Information Design. https://www.id1.de/2020/09/30/the-ultimate-source-for-crazy-aviation-facts/#:~:text=The%20average%20cruising%20altitude%20of,earth%27s%20surface%20and%20outer%20space.&text=One%20of%20my%20favorite%20aviation,never%20been%20on%20a%20flight. Hardiman, J., & Green, P. (2022, December 14). Ghosts on a plane? the story of Eastern Air Lines flight 401. Simple Flying. https://simpleflying.com/ghosts-on-a-plane-eastern-air-lines-flight-401/ Magazine, S. (2019, September 25). Bronze age baby bottles reveal how some ancient infants were fed. Smithsonian.com. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/bronze-age-baby-bottles-reveal-how-ancient-infants-were-fed-180973210/?fbclid=IwAR1Hu8uTOIj5p8-3Yil3MHmfpByPnd6Oe5okqYVRUcV-AlTzlMyQFwcfTco Official Eastern Air Lines flight 401 - history, photos, survivors and tribute. Official Eastern Air Lines Flight 401 - History, Photos, Survivors and Tribute. (n.d.). https://sites.google.com/site/eastern401/ Wikimedia Foundation. (2023, July 18). Eastern Air Lines flight 401. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Air_Lines_Flight_401 Support the show
E66 Calvin Graham the 12 y/o WWII Hero
Jun 11 2023
E66 Calvin Graham the 12 y/o WWII Hero
Thank y'all for joining us for E66 Clavin Graham, Navy hero of WWII.Special thank yous going out to Elle for joining us over on Patreon, welcome to the LotS fam, Elle!  And thank you Miss Judy for upping your pledge from $3 to$5 tier. If you would like to help up support the show, consider becoming a Patreon supporter like Judy, Sydney and Elle.  Thank y'all! https://patreon.com/theloreofthesouth?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=join_linkI have t-shirts y'all! A whole box of them! For $30 I will gladly mail you one, shipping included.  Just send me an email loreofthesouth@gmail.com.  Leave us a five star review wherever you can along with a few kind words and I'll be sure to read it out on the show.Follow us on social media for show updates and pics to along with each episode. Link to article about baby Rechiard https://www.popsci.com/science/mummy-baby-sunlight-renaissance/?fbclid=IwAR1EN8F1aZhiX5lPgi44HCcdlV53cRurPh3YFipf2MQTbYTVB7x3Cathd9gcitations #veteranoftheday Army veteran Calvin Leon Graham. VA News. (2022, September 27). https://news.va.gov/109249/veteranoftheday-army-calvin-leon-graham/#:~:text=Navy%20Veteran%20Calvin%20Leon%20Graham,age%20in%20order%20to%20enlist. Magazine, S. (2012, December 19). The boy who became a World War II veteran at 13 years old. Smithsonian.com. https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-boy-who-became-a-world-war-ii-veteran-at-13-years-old-168104583/ Malloryk. (2020, October 25). Pluck, Pogy, and Portland: Naming Navy ships in World War II: The National WWII Museum: New Orleans. The National WWII Museum | New Orleans. https://www.nationalww2museum.org/war/articles/naming-navy-ships-in-world-war-ii#:~:text=Cities%2C%20birds%2C%20and%20denizens%20of,warships%20in%20the%20WWII%20era.&text=By%20the%20end%20of%20World,one%20bearing%20a%20unique%20name. Wikimedia Foundation. (2023, May 25). Calvin Graham. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calvin_Graham Support the show
E65 Hotel Blanche- a comeback story
May 28 2023
E65 Hotel Blanche- a comeback story
Thank you for joining for E65! All about our local beauty  The Hotel Blanche and how she made a beautiful comeback from wreck and ruin to beautiful ode to her historic past.I had help from Dr Chris Esing and lots of local Lake City, FL folks share their stories with me, thanks to all of you.Please stay tuned to the end of the episode for a Patreon preview & if you like what you here consider becoming a supporter. https://patreon.com/theloreofthesouth?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=join_link Also leave a five star review and a few kind words wherever you can, it helps to bring the podcast to more people. If you'd like to get in touch you can do so through social media or email me directly at loreofthesouth@gmail.comCitationsAbout: Historic Hotel & Lake City Fl Landmark. The Blanche. (n.d.). https://www.theblanche.com/about Esing, C. (n.d.). The Blanche. Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=10165119449185080&set=gm.3964061740336223 The third floor of this Florida Hotel is haunted by evil. The Third Floor Of This Florida Hotel Is Haunted By Evil Comments. (2020, February 10). https://backpackerverse.com/lake-city-ghostly-figures-seen-at-the-former-hotel-blanche/ Wikimedia Foundation. (2021, January 8). Hotel Blanche. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hotel_Blanche You know you are from Lake City, FL when. . . Facebook. (n.d.). https://www.facebook.com/groups/lakecityfl/permalink/6300120336730340 Support the show
E 64 Tulpa V Cryptids
Apr 30 2023
E 64 Tulpa V Cryptids
Sorry this is so late y'all! But it is twice as long as a regular episode so hope that makes up for our tardiness.  Also excuse the all the breath sounds, I got the asthma.  Hope y'all enjoy this episode about Southern Cryptids.  Cryptids like, the Wampus Cat, Pinky, a Not Deer and a Lizardman. Thank you Emmy for the very nice review.  Thank you Juli for sending me the voice memo about your run in with the old Alton Bridge. Y'all can do the same, just email me a voice memo or send it on FB messenger.loreofthesouth@gmail.comPatreon link https://patreon.com/theloreofthesouth?utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=join_link CitationsAdmin. (2018, July 24). Duende of the corn - santa maria, Texas. True Horror Stories of Texas. Retrieved April 15, 2023, from https://truehorrorstoriesoftexas.com/duende-corn-santa-maria-texas/ Ashley. (2022, December 25). The legend of the oklahoma octopus in these lakes may send Chills Down your spine. OnlyInYourState®. Retrieved April 15, 2023, from https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/oklahoma/legend-of-octopus-ok/ DiBenedetto, C. (2023, January 15). 10 best myths and urban legends in Louisiana. Best Things To Do and Places To Go in Louisiana. Retrieved April 15, 2023, from https://bestthingsla.com/myths-urban-legends/ Google. (n.d.). Google search. Retrieved April 15, 2023, from https://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=black%2Bpanther%2Bsightings%2Bin%2Bmississippi&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8 Grunch road monster. Cryptid Wiki. (n.d.). Retrieved April 15, 2023, from https://cryptidz.fandom.com/wiki/Grunch_Road_Monster Huggin' molly | urban legends & cryptids amino. (n.d.). Retrieved April 15, 2023, from https://aminoapps.com/c/urban-legends-cryptids/page/blog/huggin-molly/4Qna_MLsYuWdW1avlJ2vVj4ovPJBlBZkq Legendary monsters. Legendary Monsters | Arkansas.com. (n.d.). Retrieved April 15, 2023, from https://www.arkansas.com/articles/legendary-monsters Leonard, A., Austin Leonard Austin Leonard is from Bluff City, Valentin, N., View Post Life & Culture Arts & Entertainment Guest Author The Habit of Reading November 3, Krug, E., The Kayseean, & View Post Life & Culture Arts & Entertainment Guest Author What Should You Read? November 10. (2022, February 24). The cryptids of Tennessee  . The Kayseean. Retrieved April 15, 2023, from https://thekayseean.com/life-and-culture/the-cryptids-of-tennessee/ Staff, T. (2021, March 20). Alabama cryptids. THE STRANGE AND GREAT STATE OF ALABAMA. Retrieved April 15, 2023, from https://strangeandgreatstateofalabama755539042.wordpress.com/2021/10/31/alabama-cryptids/ Top 10 cryptids still lurking around North Carolina - exemplore. (n.d.). Retrieved April 15, 2023, from https://exemplore.com/cryptids/Top-10-Cryptids-Still-Lurking-Around-North-Carolina Weatherly, D. (2021). Peach State Monsters. Eerie Lights. Weatherly, D. (2023). Sunshine State Monsters. Eerie Lights. Wikimedia Foundation. (2023, March 17). Southern gothic. Wikipedia. Retrieved April 15, 2023, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Gothic Wikimedia Foundation. (2023, March 5). Fouke Monster. Wikipedia. Retrieved April 15, 2023, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fouke_Monster Support the show