weird appalachia mountain death rituals

Mountain Death Rituals S2E18



Appalachia – land of many tales and quirks. Our home is full of lore and specific customs, especially when it comes to death. Out-of-towners might just think we are a little weird, but we are very set in our ways when it comes to our death rituals. Kentucky Funeral Director Tommy Campbell is our special guest!

In the Episode:

  • Superstitions and “signs” that a death is coming
  • Appalachian Death Crowns
  • Strange customs
  • Playing hide and seek in the funeral home!?

Episode Resources:

http://www.appalachiantalk.org/2019/01/23/death-crowns-in-appalachian-folklore-creepy-or-comforting/

https://blindpigandtheacorn.com/death-superstitions-and-traditions-in-appalachia/

 


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