Appalachia Folklore

Folklore & Superstitions in Appalachia

In my latest video I discuss folklore and superstitions. Although I didn’t grow up in a superstitious household, I have heard quite a few of the old sayings and continue to hear some of them. Today most of the time the superstitions are said in a joking manner. It’s sort of like folks don’t really believe them, but since their parents or grandparents said them they say them just in case they might be true 🙂 I hope you enjoyed…

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Necklace Folklore

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Calendar Folklore

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Folklore about Burning Logs

A friend experienced a chimney fire just before Christmas. Thankfully he woke and smelled smoke about the time it started.…