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headless cobbler of Smallett Cave the origin and growth of a Douglas County, Missouri, legend. by Walter Darrell Haden

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Published by Kinfolk Press in Nashville .
Written in English



  • Smallett Cave.,
  • Missouri,
  • Douglas County.


  • Legends -- Missouri -- Douglas County.,
  • Smallett Cave.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [99]-104.

StatementWith pen and ink illus. by the author.
LC ClassificationsF472.D6 H3
The Physical Object
Pagination109 p.
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5551897M
LC Control Number67031462

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  He would later write that as a child: “Chimney corner stories about the Headless Cobbler of Smallett Cave kept me deliciously frightened on many a dark night”, since he lived “(o)nly a mile from the cave” and “went to bed reluctantly, and then not to sleep” because “(m)ore than once I thought I heard the far-off ‘tack-tack.   And it was his raconteur wife who gave early currency to the legend of the Headless Cobbler of Smallett Cave. In an interview at his home in Ava, Missouri, Decem , W. D. Haden—her eldest son and my late grandfather—recalled his mother’s account of the cobbler.   A book of remedies would suggest this remedy for arthritis: Get some poke root and chop it into 1 inch pieces or so. Enough to half fill a quart jar. Then completely fill the quart jar with some good quality whiskey. Take 1 tablespoon of the liquid before each meal (three times a day) until all the liquid is gone. Stay tuned for more. [USED] The Complete Book of Cave Exploration [USED] The Exploration of the Potter Creek Cave [USED] The Geologic Story of Diamond Caverns [USED] The Geologic Story of Wyandotte Cave [USED] The Grand Kentucky Junction [USED] The Headless Cobbler of Smallett Cave - Missouri [USED] The Hill-Caves of Yucatan [USED] The Hill-Caves of Yucatan.

  Alberta's Hotel: A Springfield Green Book Destination. Locals Say the Legendary 'Headless Cobbler' Was a Union Sympathizer In Hiding One particular cave in the tiny village of Smallett, Missouri near Ava has been shrouded in mystery since the Civil War. Today, the cave is on a farm off of Highway A. 5/5(2). It was a very informative program that reinforced the notion that the Ozarks is a hot-bed of musical creativity. Darrell Haden from over in Tennessee, also quite a music aficionado, has sent a copy of his book “The Headless Cobbler of Smallett Cave,” published by .   The book is titled The Headless Cobbler of Smallett Cave. It recounts stories and sightings from family members and locals. It recounts stories . Other reports state that a horse with a headless rider has galloped towards them on the same path. It is said that this is a ghost who lives in Smallett’s Cave and that passers by can hear him tapping away as he cobbles shoes. This has earned the apparition the nickname of the headless cobbler!