WNC History: The ghost at Inn Around the Corner

WNC History: The ghost at Inn Around the Corner

“Are you aware you have a spirit at this inn?” Nancy Schnepp, the then-proprietor of Black Mountain’s Inn Around the Corner bed-and-breakfast, remembered a guest saying to her at breakfast one morning in the late 1990s. Surprised and having never experienced the...
WNC History: A ghost in Black Mountain

WNC History: A ghost in Black Mountain

Ghost stories give us glimpses of our past. Often in these stories, real people from the past inhabit present-day spaces, living on in legend as ghosts long after their demise. One such ghost is Petunia, who is said to haunt Abbott Hall at Blue Ridge Assembly in Black...
MLK’s trips to Black Mountain & Montreat

MLK’s trips to Black Mountain & Montreat

“I had the privilege of meeting Martin Luther King (in 1964),” Black Mountain resident Inez Daughtery recalled in an early 2000s interview. “And he talked to me at length about the things he was going through and the things he was doing. And he told me … ‘Mrs....