I was originally from Saltville and I heard some strange noises from the old Olin plant - screaming like this was back in the 1990s. I went to look see and there weren't anyone there. Maybe it was the wind but I don't know-was anyone hurt there?.|
Submitted by Jug Pickle
Comment by Lorrie: I do know of the chemical spill there in the 1920s. Killed many people along the river. Took decades until River recuperated somewhat.
I bought an old rocking chair that had come from the Fullen house down near Valley View Church . One morning I came home from work; it was a beautiful sunny morning, and I heard drums beating. I just thought it was the kids in band practicing. I went to the back room to go to bed. The drums were like Bongo drums. They got louder and louder. Finally, they were picking up my heart beat. I jumped out of bed to run outside to see what it was.
On my way through the kitchen the drums stopped, and there was that old rocking chair sitting there rocking like somebody was there, and it stopped just like somebody had stopped it. I got to the kitchen door and couldn't pass that chair. I forgot how to open the door because I had it padlocked from the inside with a combination lock, and I forgot the combination. I finally calmed down and got the door open. Then I went to see the chair. It had been made by slaves for Miss Elanor Fullen. Another time I heard those Bongo drums was before the death of Edwin Hartman. It sounded like a party going on, and those same Bongo drum beats.
Submitted by Sue
Comment by Lorrie: A massacre of the Native Americans occurred in Saltville.
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