Smoky Mountain Disappearances
- Smoky Mountain Disappearances
True Stories from the Great Smoky Mountains
written by Juanitta Baldwin & Ester Grubb
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Can You Help?
If you left home ...
Billie Joe knew...
If you enjoy mysteries and true stories, you have found a collection
which has captured the imagination of millions.
Since humans started wandering in the Great Smoky Mountains, strange
events have occurred. We have collected, researched and documented
some of them in our book Unsolved Disappearances in the Great
Smoky Mountains. Here is a preview of three stories.
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Polly Melton was hiking Deep Creek Trail with two friends.
She walked ahead and vanished.
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Trenny Gibson was on a field trip with 40 high school students near
Clingman's Dome. She disappeared from their midst.
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Dennis Martin was playing hide and seek in Spence Field. He ran
behind a bush and vanished.
Because all three vanished without a trace, some persons believe they
somehow slipped into another real, but invisible, dimension in our
Visit the sites where they disappeared and decide for yourself. Page
144 in Unsolved Disappearances in the Great Smoky Mountains is a map
with the disappearance sites marked on it. Readers tell us reading
these stories, then seeing the actual sites, adds an extraordinary
experience to their time in the Smokies. Click here for more
information on Unsolved Disappearances in the Great Smoky
The sites have changed very little since the disappearances. They are
beautiful and inviting, not primitive or ominous. There are primitive,
ominous places to be visited only by the experienced or the reckless!
We describe them briefly on the Smokies page.
Carson Brewer, nationally-known authority and writer on the Smokies,
posted a detailed review of our book on http://www.gosmokies.com
He says this is a great book - a keep-you-awake-late-at-night mystery.
Click here for a description of Unsolved Disappearances in the
Great Smoky Mountains.
Click here to buy Unsolved Disappearances in the Great Smoky
We hope you enjoy the stories we publish here. All material on this
site is copyrighted. Please contact us before reproducing anything
except excerpts in reviews and publicity.
Please visit us often. We welcome your e-mail.
(C) 1999 Juanitta Baldwin
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