Summer Spookiness: Three Reads from Oakland’s Museum Store
Summer is a great time to explore the natural world and the world beyond the veil! Whether you’re sitting around a bonfire behind your house or a campfire in the deep, dark woods, these titles from Oakland’s online museum store are tailor-made for telling strange and otherworldly tales over crackling flames. Best of all, these stories are home-grown right here in our own great state of Georgia, and we all know that the south does spooky very, very well.
Georgia Myths and Legends
Georgia Myths and Legends explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Georgia’s history. This selection of stories from Georgia’s past explores some of the Peach State’s most compelling mysteries and debunks some of its most famous myths. $16.95. View title.
Pull up a chair or gather round the campfire and get ready for creepy tales of ghostly hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences in the Peach State. Whether read around the campfire on a dark and stormy night or from the backseat of the family van on the way to grandma’s, Spooky Georgia is a collection to treasure. $12.95. View title.
From Atlanta to the Coastal Plain, Georgia is rich with tales of the supernatural. Haunted Georgia draws from the state’s historic past, with stories of phantom pirates from the coast and restless Civil War spirits from Sherman’s March and Andersonville Prison. Unusual creatures, such as the devilish Wog of Winder and the monstrous Hogzilla of River Oak Plantation, make appearances. There’s also the fatal pillar in Augusta, the haunted orphanage in Savannah, the ghost of Mary MacRae searching for her lost love on St. Simon’s Island, and dozens more. $10.95. View title.
Learn more about Oakland’s Capturing the Spirit of Oakland member ticket presale which starts August 1.