Bridges harbor so much legend and lore, and Alabama holds some of the most eerie tales of paranormal passageways. Here, I am sharing the history and folk stories of the cursed Mary Daniel Bridge of Crenshaw County, The tragic haunting of Bayview Bridge in Birmingham, the Wild Woman of Pea River who died trying to reunite with her abducted child, the paranormal portal of Hell's Gate Bridge in Oxford, and the tale of lovers torn apart at Cry Baby Bridge in Saraland. To read more about Cry Baby Bridge, check out Sean's blog here. Cross over into the first Alabama Oddities Podcast Collection, written and read by Amanda Herman.
We Are The Serpents of Bienville
Fascinated with all things eerie and odd in the American South, we tell creepy stories and interview the creative folks that inspire us. From artists and authors to small business owners, we are learning from the individuals that dare to create their own path.
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Interview with Sean Herman and Amanda Herman with guest Christian Baxter Mott (Christianbaxtermott.com). We explain Serpents of Bienville as local artist collective, gallery and retail space in Mobile, Alabama, and motley crew of folklore and oddity enthusiasts. Christian also gives us a glimpse into the workings of Ant Farm Journal (antfarmmobile.com). You can expect all the goodness of southern folk tales, weird history, and interviews with members of the collective and folks that we find incredibly intriguing, that have turned their passions into inspiring careers. To read some of our stories before they are released into podcast land, be sure to visit our blog!