The tombstone of Betsey Bell, who was the main victim of the torment exacted on the Bell family by the Bell Witch. She was subjected to hair pulling, scratching, sticking with pins, and even savage beating by the angry spirit, presumably of the Bell’s old neighbor Kate who was a witch. People, including the future president Andrew Jackson came from miles around to witness the terrible power of this most infamous poltergeist. The spirit was incredibly strong, able to lift heavy objects…
The Bell Witch was one of the most famous Victorian ghost stories. This 1817 Tennessee folklore pre-dates the Victorian Era. The tale is so pervasive that several films have been made about the Bell family and their encounters with the witch. Every family member was affected, including the Bell children, who had various communications from the spirit. The property that the family owned continues to receive visitors to this day; all hoping to catch a glimpse of the Bell Witch.
An abandoned house within the vicinity of the Bell Witch Caves in Adams, Tennessee, USA. The photographer clearly states it is not the actual “Bell Witch House” of folklore. https://www.facebook.com/CaretakersParanormalInvestigations
The Bell Witch Cave is located near where the Bell Farm once stood, and is the site of one of Tennessee's most infamous and chilling stories of ghostly activity. The cave is approximately 490 feet (150 m) long. The cave is privately owned and tours are given during the summer months and the month of October.