Gimghoul Castle in Chapel Hill, home of a secret student society founded in 1889 and inspired by the story of Peter Dromgoole, who according to legend died in a duel over a lover and left his bloodstains permanently behind. A new book by E.T. Malone Jr. traces Dromgoole’s true story.
Gimghoul Castle in Chapel Hill, home of a secret student society founded in 1889 and inspired by the story of Peter Dromgoole, who according to legend died in a duel over a lover and left his bloodstains permanently behind. A new book by E.T. Malone Jr. traces Dromgoole’s true story. N&O
Gimghoul Castle in Chapel Hill, home of a secret student society founded in 1889 and inspired by the story of Peter Dromgoole, who according to legend died in a duel over a lover and left his bloodstains permanently behind. A new book by E.T. Malone Jr. traces Dromgoole’s true story. N&O

Legend of castle and bloody boulder has long entranced UNC students. But how true is it?

February 28, 2018 11:08 AM