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Old 10-31-2007, 08:48 AM
 
Location: Western Pennsylvania
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Default The Legend of the Dogwood Ghost

Part Three (broken link) has been publsihed in the Wetzel Chronicle.

Don't read Part Three until you've read Parts One (broken link) and Two (broken link).

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Old 10-31-2007, 04:33 PM
 
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Yippie>>>>>>>>>thanks.........
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Old 11-02-2007, 07:52 AM
 
Location: Bridgeport, WV
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Good story......thanks!!
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Old 11-03-2007, 12:10 AM
 
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Snorpus: There's a forum needed for some of these old scary stories...part of the culture to keep us home at night. Thanks for sharing this one....well, my break is over.
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Old 11-03-2007, 05:58 AM
 
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yes any more ya'll run across please share........

just good ole stories and folklore the kiddies could take a lesson here..it's not all about blood and guts to spook the jeebies out of ya..LOL
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Old 11-03-2007, 06:36 AM
 
Location: Western Pennsylvania
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There's The Greenbrier Ghost... I've read that one many times, including in a book of WV ghost stories. You can also find it on the net, just Google for Greenbrier Ghost.

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Old 11-03-2007, 09:22 AM
 
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Ghost Story # 2: Davy Morgan.

Davy Morgan was kin to Zack Morgan and the other Morgans from Morgantown and Rivesville. We all know the tales about them killing indians and jumping through fences and just being rowdy...and this Davy Morgan was the one who lived on Buffalo Creek at that time and was the same one who was chasing the bear up that steep hill at Katy when he got into the Indians and the chase was on. They were Shawnee and were coming from John Ice's Run to pick up the trail along the Buffalo back to Fish Creek and then on to their towns near the Ohio.
He killed one of them and had to call for help...yelled ahead to his friends to come and give those Indians a lickin' ...he was yelling for help when the Indians decided to turn around a run for their own lives...then the chase was on...
The indians were running for their lives and Davy Morgan was runnin' after them and waving behind him for his friends to catch up and help...they went for a ways and Davy disappeared...
The friends he was calling to were imaginary...Saved his life...in the late 1780's he chased a band of Indians into Ohio after they killed some settlers on Finches Run.
Eventually old age overcame him and he died. No stone marks his grave anymore...but he still travels the Run that carries his name...mostly near the mouth of Davy's Run where his graveyard was located..at the forks of Davy's Run and Buffalo Creek at Katy.
If you're walking on a clear night you may see the dark shape of a stocky, muscular man with a lantern in his hand.
The lantern is strange because it's old and square and holds a flikering candle...If you strain your ears the soft wind will whisper a strange twig snap phrase...like..."o'll ketch'em fer ye!" As he goes by, you will listen for the other foot steps and hear nothing...straining to hear another whisper or straining to see the candle. Davy is making his rounds...checking to make sure the neighbors are safe...keeping a watch for Indians.

He's been successful too...we haven't had any Indian trouble since 1796...nigh on to 211 years now...and most of the people who walk on Davy's Run...well....they take their walks in the daytime.

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Old 11-03-2007, 09:26 AM
 
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oooooooh BOO!!! now who knew...
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