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Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem in the Old North State

Welcome to Murder, Mystery and Mayhem in the Old North State. From Tom Dula and Velma Barfield to pirates and bootleggers, North Carolina has some strange and mysterious stories to tell. Come along for the ride as we share those stories, together with some fascinating images, artifacts and folk songs that reflect the darker side of North Carolina history and folklore. Sign up for the mailing list to be sure you don’t miss a single mesmerizing moment!

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From Tom Dula and Velma Barfield to pirates and bootleggers, North Carolina has some strange and mysterious stories to tell. Come along for the ride as we share stories that reflect the darker side of North Carolina history.