Dollopween 23: Ozarks Explored: Spooklights

Podcast and Podcaster: The Ozarks Explored, Episode 8, Spooklights

Near the border between Missouri and Oklahoma, locals have reported sightings of a mysterious, glowing orb of light which only appears down a particular road. The stories have existed for more than a century, but the countless theories and investigations have not been able to reach a satisfying consensus as to what it actually is.

Why I chose this one: I am from North Carolina, so I grew up with stories of spooklights: long-dead widows keeping other women’s sailors safe; a decapitated train engineer looking for his head; the Appalaichians lit up by the spirits of Cherokees. Enjoy.
Recommended reading:
The books that first introduced wee Carla to these phenomena:
Ghosts of the Carolinas * Nancy Roberts
The Haunted South: Where Ghosts Still Roam * Nancy Roberts
Explore Ozars Podcast website

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This Bluestocking bookworm is your friendly Dollop web-wrangler and digital library curator. In other words, pay no attention to that woman behind the curtain. I'm just here to John Nash all this stuff together. It's all about connections. IT'S ALL CONNECTED. I live atop a mountain, geographically isolated for the protection of others. Yes, an American mountain.

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  1. 211. brilliant.

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