Brown Mountain

The Mysterious Brown Mountain Lights

Mysterious lights have been appearing at Brown Mountain in the Linville Gorge area of North Carolina for hundreds of years. According to Cherokee legend, around 1200 A.D. a great battle was fought between the Cherokee and Catawba Indians at Brown Mo

untain and the mysterious lights are from the Indian maidens still searching for their men who died in battle.

This article appeared in the October 2012 edition of Carolina Country Magazine.  It was also published in the November issue of Dashboards and Saddlebags Magazine.

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