legend of the Bell Witch is different from many legends because it involved real
people -- people like you and me. They worked, played, laughed, and cried, just as
we do. They had hopes and dreams, just as we do. Some succeeded in
life, and others failed, just as is the case today. They walked the exact
same land that many of us have walked in our lifetimes, but two centuries
Perhaps the biggest difference
between them and us is the reign of terror they were forced to endure, of which
there was no escape. These men and women, some of the most powerful and
influential of their time and area, now rest peacefully -- many in unmarked
graves surrounded by hills, forests, weeds, highways, and tobacco fields.
These people are long gone, but not forgotten. Their legacies lives on --
Click a person's name to learn more about them. For detailed information on the entire legend,
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