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Devil's Tramping Ground

Articles


NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

THE DEVIL'S TRAMPING GROUND
by H.T. Ivy
Wilmington Morning Star 1/4/1882

DEVIL WAS REAL
by William S. Powell
News and Observer 4/27/52

DEVIL PACES CHATHAM COUNTY
by R.H. Stone
Durham Morning Herald 7/26/59

DEVIL CHALLENGE
by Kays Gary
Charlotte Observer 10/1/64

A CREEPY SPOT
by Roy Rabon
News and Observer 2/28/65

HALLOWEEN: HAVE A HOWL
by Joyce Pressley
Charlotte Observer 10/25/74

THIS MAN IS DEVIL'S LANDLORD
by Tim Smith
Daily Tar Heel (date unknown)

DEVIL'S GROUND RUINED
by Associated Press
Durham Sun 11/1/78

BARREN CIRCLE RUMORED TO BE DEVIL'S
by Associated Press
Charlotte Observer 10/1/86

HALLOWEEN REVIVES TALE OF SATANIC
by Associated Press
Charlotte Observer 11/1/87

GOULISH GEOGRAPHY
by Sharon Overton
News and Observer 10/31/89

DEVIL DIDN'T ANSWER THE CALL
by Dennis Rogers
News and Observer 8/30/91

NO TALE TOO TALL
by Richard Haag
Charlotte News 10/31/96

CAROLINA X TRAVELS
by Associated Press
Charlotte Observer 6/14/98

MANY STORIES TOLD
by Leonard Wilson
Greensboro Daily News 6/15/41

IT'S BETTER NOT TO KNOW
by Manly Wellman
News and Observer 12/28/58

SUPERSTITION IS DEBUNKED
by Not Known
Greensboro Daily News 10/1/64

DE GHOSTED
by Kays Gary
Charlotte Observer 10/3/64

WHERE IS THE DEVIL'S STOMPING GROUND
by L.M.R.
Fayetteville Observer 9/18/73

A DEVILISH TALE
by Tim Smith
Daily Tar Heel 1976

DEVIL COULDN'T MAKE IT
by UPI
News and Observer 5/1/78

DEEP INSIDE DEVIL COUNTRY
by Leslie Deak
The Chronicle (Duke) 9/16/83

EERIE LEGEND HAUNTS CHATHAM'S
by Associated Press
News and Observer 11/2/86

WHEN VISITING SCENIC N.C.
by Allen Norwood
Charlotte Observer 11/8/88

DEVILRY ASIDE, SPOT STILL SPOOKS
by Dennis Rogers
News and Observer 7/29/91

FIRST IN FRIGHT
by Kay Miller
Charlotte Observer 10/20/96

A TOUR OF SOUTHERN HAUNTS
by Martha Quillin
News and Observer 10/31/96

MY NIGHT WITH THE DEVIL
by Ethan Feinsilver
Greensboro News and Record 10/31/98


BOOKS

North Carolina Curiosities
Bledsoe, Jerry. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1985.

Drawing Blood
Brite, Poppy Z.. New York: Dell Publishing, 1993.

North Carolina: The Goodliest Land
Delmar. Raleigh: Division Publishing, 1971.

Chatham County, 1771-1971
Hadley, Horton, Strowd. North Carolina: S.N. Publishers, 1971.

The Devil's Tramping Ground and Other NC Mysteries
Harden, John. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1949.

Tales of Tarheelia
Harden, John. Raleigh: WPTF Radio Publication, 1946.

Our North Carolina Heritage
Hastings, Charlotte. Charlotte: Charlotte School Printing, 1960.

The Newcomer's Guide to North Carolina
Lee, Bill. Asheboro: Down Home Press, 1996.

North Carolina Scenic Byways
N.C.D.O.T. Raleigh: N.C.D.O.T., 1997.

North Carolina Gazetteer
Powell, William Stevens. Old Sybrook, CT: Globe Pequot Press, 1999.

North Carolina Ghosts and Legends
Roberts, Nancy. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1991.

A New Geography of North Carolina
Sharpe, Bill. Raleigh: Sharpe Publishing Company, 1954.

North Carolina County Fact Book Vol.I
Tetterton, Beverly & Glenn. Wendell: Broadfoot's Publishing, 1996

North Carolina Legends
Walser, Richard. Raleigh: N.C. Department of Cultural Resources, 1980.

North Carolina Miscellany
Walser, Richard. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1962.

Ghosts of the Carolina Coasts
Zepke, Terrance. Sarasota: Pineapple Press Inc, 1999.


MAGAZINE ARTICLES

DEVIL'S TRAMPING GROUND BOOK NOTE
by Richard Townes
Borderlands: Vol.4, No.5 June-July 1949

THE CHARLOTTE WITCH PROJECT
by Ken Johnson
Creative Loafing (Charlotte, NC): 9/4/99

WHERE THE DEVIL WALKS
by Paul Thompson
Fate Magazine: May 1996

DEVIL'S TRAMPING GROUND
by Joye E. Jordan
Tarheel Junior Historian: December 1966

CAROLINA COUNTIES: CHARMING CHATHAM
by Dave Hart
Our State: January 1998

THINGS OF INTEREST IN CHATHAM COUNTY
by W.B. Morgan
The State: July 16, 1949

THE DEVIL'S TRAMPING GROUND
by John Harden
The State: July 11, 1953

DEVIL'S TRAMPING GROUND PUZZLES VISITORS
by Bill Sharpe
The State: May 4, 1957

A NIGHT AT THE DEVIL'S TRAMPING GROUND
by Jimmy Stevens
North Carolina Folklore: May 1967


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