Magic in Appalachia, or Shearer Terror: Folklore, legends and witchcraft

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The Southern Appalachian mountains have their own kind of magic. It evolved out of multiple traditions and the need to survive amidst poverty and a harsh landscape. But much of this magic has been lost through the ages, buried and swallowed by the mountains that birthed it.

Today, on the H Files, we piece together legends, superstitions, and my own knowledge from growing up in this region to give you an overview of some of the magic and lore surrounding this area that still continues to be isolated from the rest of the world. Let’s talk about Appalachian Witchcraft.

Today, on Homespun Haints.

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