Welcome to some of the strangest stories ever disinterred about the burial grounds of greater Cincinnati. From a mysterious burial, to "The Fleague", Cincinnati Cemeteries offers incite into the paranormal realm beyond the eternal curtain. Legends and fables tell of oddities and apparitions that roam among the sleeping. From the Laboytaux-Cary Cemetery to the Clifton Jewish Cemetery, and many others, Cincinnati Cemeteries offer bucolic views, a rich history, and some very weird tales from beyond the grave.
Cincinnati Cemeteries, Hauntings and Other Legends, explores stories of the paranormal while appreciating the historical nature of greater Cincinnati's burial grounds. Whether you like history or tales of the macabre...dig in.
Be brave or be afraid...
Entombed within these pages are twenty-seven accounts of the dead and the bizarre, tales of those who have experienced for themselves the Queen City's supernatural world. Meet a child ghost who died in a horrible auto accident and now haunts current area drivers. Consider the vanishing Monroe family or the disappearing murder suspect in Fourth Ward. Be careful of a knock at the door - it could be a ghost... or someone literally coming back from the dead. Visit a forest where a young spirit girl saves a boy, then haunts him as a man. Drive over the Catawba River Bridge, where you may be lured to jump by the ghosts struggling in the water beneath. Ramble about the Rosedale Plantation to understand its haunted past. Above all, enjoy the mystical, weird, horrifying, and sometimes funny, stories from behind Charlotte's eternal curtain.
Savannah's Historic Churches
Discover Savannah's historic churches through 136 color images. With fun and engaging stories about the grand buildings and religious communities, this pictorial guide tells of tragedy overcome and victories celebrated. Many places of worship are featured, including Baptist, Methodist, Catholic, Quaker, Presbyterian, Lutheran, Greek Orthodox, and Jewish. Visit Christ Church, the first church in Georgia, and Mickve Israel, which houses the oldest Torah in North America. Tour a church building that was used as part of the Underground Railroad, and learn which churches have been featured in the movies. From historic perspectives to playful trivia, there's something to interest everyone. Local residents and tourists will enjoy this keepsake while history and architecture buffs will find this a wonderful resource.
Coastal Garden Plants:
Florida to Virginia
The southeastern coast of the United States has an abundance of flowers and trees waiting to be explored. With this book as your guide, learn the history, folklore, and ethnobotany, of America's coastal garden plants from Florida to Virginia. The plants botanical names are arranged alphabetically, with common names cross-referenced for easy use. Over 230 color photographs, taken in their natural settings, help make plant identification easy and accurate. This book is great for botanist, gardeners, nature lovers, and all who appreciate the beauty of plants.
Coastal Garden Plants:
Maine to Maryland
With this book discover and enjoy the flowers, shrubs, and trees, of America's northern coastal region. Stroll through Portland Maine, Boston Commons, New York City, Philadelphia, or the Baltimore Harbor, and delight in getting to know the natural beauty that makes your excursion a gardener's paradise. In this informative guide, over 430 vibrant color photographs of 120 different plants, taken in natural settings, allows readers to see the flora as it was meant to be seen, in the garden.
Atlanta's Garden Plants
Atlanta holds many wonders for the modern or traditional gardener. With this book, explore the history, folklore, and science for some of America's most wonderful garden and landscape plants. Long summers and relatively mild winters allow gardeners to find flowers blossoming and lush evergreens year around in north Georgia. Find out which flowering perennial was used for courting, how the thistle became the national emblem for Scotland, and which garden plants are traditional included in religious services.
Savannah's Garden Plants
A beautiful and historic seaport city, Savannah is truly a gardener's paradise. Enjoy and explore the history, folklore, and Science, for some of America's most wonderful garden and landscape plants. Learn why a Georgia shipwright would have grown the Live Oak, and what makes the Mulberry tree special in Savannah's history. Find out how wine & ivy are intertwined, and which landscape plants were traditionally used in religious services. Read the stories of the flowers, plants, and trees that grow in and around Savannah. Over 200 hundred color photographs present plants in Savannah's historic district, coastal regions, and the famed Bamboo Gardens.
Roy Heizer, was born and raised in Lexington Kentucky. He is a certified plant professional in three states (NC, SC, GA). Roy has been an historian, tour guide, and lecturer, for over 20 years. He also has a keen interest in the paranormal, and loves stories from the stranger side.