Kathryn Tucker Windham and others talk about the lore and
legend behind the haunts lurking throughout the state of
Kathry Tucker Winham (1918 - 2011)
Kathryn Tucker Windham is an alumna of
Ms. Windham was a founder of the National Association for the Preservation and Perpetuation of Storytelling, and in the 1980s, she was heard around the country on NPR. This award-winning author and storyteller was also a noted photographer and had her first exhibition in 1993. In 2008, on the occasion of the year of her 90th birthday, the Library of Huntingdon College renamed a room in its original building to “Kathryn’s Study” to honor Ms. Windham. This student reading room is designed to call to mind an old-fashioned study. Upon seeing the room, Ms. Windham quipped that the name should read “Kathryn – Study!” in recollection of her student days.
Ms. Windham passed away on Sunday, June 12, 2011. A great lady who will be missed.
By-the-way, Jeffrey, in case you were wondering, is the ghost who resided in Ms. Windham’s home in
(For more information about Kathryn Tucker Windham, read her entry in “This Goodly Land: