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My favorite childhood book. The first in a series of old fashioned, Southern storytelling by Mrs Katherine Tucker Windham.I was so honored to listen to her speak at my college my senior Her stories are filled with evenlife when presented orally.I read this book in the 5th grade After reading the first tale, I was hooked.Usually a scaredy cat, I was hesitant to check the book out But our teacher had recommended that we read the book since Mrs Windham was gaining noteriety as a Southern woman writer and as a journ The first in a series of old fashioned, Southern storytelling by Mrs Katherine Tucker Windham.I was so honored to listen to her speak at my college my senior Her stories are filled with evenlife when presented orally.I read this book in the 5th grade After reading the first tale, I was hooked.Usually a scaredy cat, I was hesitant to check the book out But our teacher had recommended that we read the book since Mrs Windham was gaining noteriety as a Southern woman writer and as a journalist photo journalist during the Civil Rights movement.Being all of 10 years old, I refused to read the book at night Out of fear my old Victorian house would become haunted Compared to the entire series, this book had several less than captivating stories The two favorites that come to mind are Huntingdon College s Red Lady and The Face in the Courthouse Window.Scary stuff for a 10 year old Now, at 23, I cherish the spark this series instilled in me To appreciate local history and tradition, and to always be curious.A lot can be learned by a culture from it s folklore And the South was lucky enough to have those tales documented by Mrs Windham What a treasure Kathryn Tucker Windham was I listened and watched her narrate these stories on YouTube at different haunted locations in Alabama when I was having trouble locating a copy of the actual book I m glad I never found the written copy Mrs Windham was so charming in the video and had this wonderful accent and straw hat Thirteen Alabama Ghosts was a fun pre Halloween read and an interesting lesson in Alabama history I d like to visit some of the places in this book to see if the What a treasure Kathryn Tucker Windham was I listened and watched her narrate these stories on YouTube at different haunted locations in Alabama when I was having trouble locating a copy of the actual book I m glad I never found the written copy Mrs Windham was so charming in the video and had this wonderful accent and straw hat Thirteen Alabama Ghosts was a fun pre Halloween read and an interesting lesson in Alabama history I d like to visit some of the places in this book to see if the ghosts live on This is a great October read I suggest reading it slow but that s not my nature. I loved hearing her tell stories As a child I got to hear her at school and at libraries And as an adult I would take time every Friday to hear her tell a story on Alabama Public Radio She is a legend I grew up enjoying hearing Kathryn Tucker Windham tell storied in my elementary classrooms She got me hooked on storytelling, and maybe even on ghost stories too Since I grew up in Alabama, this book was the first of Windham s that I read, so it holds a special place in my heart. Come on admit it You have great memories of these books, too. Some of these stories actually scared me as a kid I d still like to see the window in the courthouse. With Halloween right around the corner, if you are looking for a great collection of ghost stories which a strong historical context 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey is a wonderful read These ghostly tales have historical significance in various places in the South and the author has such an engaging way of setting the mood and atmosphere of each story As other reviewers have mentioned, these stories are meant to told or read aloud, preferably with a spooky backdrop or setting Within some of the With Halloween right around the corner, if you are looking for a great collection of ghost stories which a strong historical context 13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey is a wonderful read These ghostly tales have historical significance in various places in the South and the author has such an engaging way of setting the mood and atmosphere of each story As other reviewers have mentioned, these stories are meant to told or read aloud, preferably with a spooky backdrop or setting Within some of the tales are elements of tragic events that lead to ill fated circumstances and sometimes vengeful haunts returning to a scene The Hole That Will Not Stay Filled was my favorite of the bunch `Read ↡ Thirteen Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey ↟ Jeffrey is the mischievous something that has headquarters in the Windham home in Selma, Alabama He first made his presence known in October , and since then he has continued, at irregular and infrequent intervals, to clump down the hall, slam doors, rock in a chair, frighten the family cat now deceased, through no fault of Jeffrey , move heavy pieces of furniture, cause electronic equipment to malfunction, and hide objects He frequently accompanies Mrs Windham on her travels, and tales of Jeffrey s antics are widely recounted