Our Appalachian Mountains, shrouded in ancient mystique, whisper tales of eerie folklore. These mountains, which stretch across the eastern United States, are among the oldest in the world, their craggy peaks dating back hundreds of millions of years. Their age, much like the Scottish Highlands, gives rise to a rich tapestry of legends and tales. In the Appalachian tradition, one can encounter stories of witches, ghosts, and spirits that bear a striking resemblance to their Highland counterparts. It’s as if these ancient ranges, separated by an ocean but united in their mysticism, share a common thread of tradition—a reminder that the allure of the unknown is as timeless as the mountains themselves.
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