Halloween is just around the corner. Haunted houses, graveyards, and ghost walks – paranormal tourism is more popular than ever. Teresa O’Bannon (Radford University) is an expert on what she calls “dark side tourism.” Then, With Good Reason will also do a little ghost-busting of its own.
Also featured: The Shenandoah Valley is prehistoric home of mastodons and giant sloths, the site of a storied Civil War campaign, and a popular destination for outdoor adventures. Award-winning nature writer John Leland (Virginia Military Institute) has chronicled the natural and human history of the valley, offering insights on everything from maple syrup-making to Stonewall Jackson to the nineteenth-century fascination with sassafras.
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