Tag Archives: Mississippi


The Witch of Yazoo

(Setup) Storyteller: “On my dad’s side of the family…he grew up in a town called Yazoo City, Mississippi. And did you ever see a movie called My Dog Skip?” Me: “No” Storyteller: “Okay, so it’s a movie..based on a book about an author who grew up in the same town as my dad did. A white… Continue Reading »

Waverley Mansion

Title: Waverley Mansion Category: Legend, Ghost-Story Informant: Evan A. Lewis Nationality: American, caucasian Age: Upper 80s Occupation: Retired— Radio Broadcaster, Laundry Mat Owner, Koren War Vet, etc. Residence: 5031 Mead Drive/ Doylestown PA, 18902 (Suburban Home) Date of Collection: 4/08/18 Description: After purchasing the mansion for renovation around the early 1960s, Mrs. Snow began noticing… Continue Reading »

Columbus, MS; Pilgrimage Week

Title: Columbus, MS; Pilgrimage Week Category: Town Celebration/Holiday Informant: Lieanne Walker Nationality: American, caucasian Age: Upper 60s Occupation: Blue Collar— Homemaker, stockman, Home Depot Employee, etc. Residence: Columbus, MS Date of Collection: 4/21/18 Description: The town of Columbus, Mississippi holds a pilgrimage week every year to commiserate the town’s history. Settled in the deep South,… Continue Reading »

MS College for Women: Old Maid’s Gate

Title: MS College for Women: Old Maid’s Gate Category: Curse/ Conversion Magic Informant: Lieanne Walker Nationality: American, caucasian Age: Upper 60s Occupation: Blue Collar— Homemaker, stockman, Home Depot Employee, etc. Residence: Columbus, MS Date of Collection: 4/21/18 Description: The Old Maid’s Gate on The Mississippi College for Women’s campus has a curse associated with it…. Continue Reading »