|Below - Picture taken at night in infrared of a group decending
the path into the Bell Witch Cave for a tour. Geologists discovered
the cave runs fifteen to twenty miles underground. On the bluff
above the cave entrance is a documented ancient Indian burial
ground. Archaeologists determined the bodies of the Indians in the
graves in the burial ground are two to three thousand years old.
|Pictured Below - In the heart of Adams, Tennessee,
Paranormal Adventurer Joseph Flammer stands with Pat
Fitzhugh, famed author of the book, The Bell Witch: The Full
Account. Fitzhugh, who lives near Adams, is actually a distant
descendant of John Bell through his mother. It was John
Bell's family that was terrorized by the Bell Witch, as
depicted in the movie, An American Haunting.
|The story of "Kate," the Bell
Witch of Adams, Tennessee is one
that is troubling on many levels.
On the first level, it is a frightening
tale because the Bell Witch Ghost is
the only ghost known to ever kill a
man. It killed John Bell of Adams in
1820 after torturing him for years
with bad health and psychological
On another level, the ghost is
terrifying because it could travel
anywhere it wanted, including
Europe, and it could time travel, too!
In addition, the entity could talk.
"The Spirit," or "Kate," as the Bell
family called the ghost, even sang
bawdy bar songs at John Bell's
After John Bell's death the spirit
said it would go away for seven
years, and it did. But when the seven
years were up, it returned to cause
more havoc in lives of the Bell family
Then it went away again. But before
it left the spirit promised to return in
107 years. One hundred and seven
years passed and the 1930's came
and went in Adams without major
troubles for the descendants of the
Or is there more to the story than
what we know?
Some people claim the Bell Witch is
still in Adams. Read The Paranormal
Adventurers' account of their four
day visit to Adams and watch their
videos and decide.