Category Monsters Of Tennessee

The Monsters Of Tennessee

Like every state in the Union, Tennessee has its local legends, ranging from First Nations stories that predate the arrival of Europeans to the land to modern urban legends the likes of which reflect modern fears and unease. Among these legends are legends of local monsters. Given the centuries of human habitation in the state, as well as its colorful cultural legacy, it should come as no surprise that the mysterious creatures of Tennessee myth are as enthralling as the state they were sighted in.

The Tennessee Wildman is something of an enigma, even to people who are fascinated by monsters. In the McNairy County area, sightings of the Wildman began in the 1870s. These sightings describe a creature quite similar to a seven tall food man, yet also subtlety different...

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