Selected references used for the history, tales, and legends discussed during the tour.
- Ashe, Samuel A. 1971 (ed.). History of North Carolina. Reprint Co., Spartanburg, S. C. 2 vols.
- Barefoot, Daniel W. 2002. Piedmont Phantoms. J.F. Blair, Winston-Salem, N.C. 187 p.
- Browning, Alan, Jr. "The Gab Bag: About a Variety of Things, Including a Ghost." The Elkin (N.C.) Tribune. November 18, 1943.
- Browning, Alan, Jr. "The Gab Bag: Ghost Story Continued." The Elkin (N.C.) Tribune. November 25, 1943.
- Cameron, Annie Sutton. 1964. Hillsborough and the Regulators. The Orange County Historical Museum, Hillsborough, N.C. 36 p.
- Caruthers, Eli W. 1842. A sketch of the life and character of the Rev. David Caldwell, D. D., near sixty years pastor of the churches of Buffalo and Alamance. Including two of his sermons; some account of the Regulation, together with the revolutionary incidents in which he was concerned; and a very brief notice of the ecclesiastical and moral condition of North-Carolina while in its colonial state. Swaim and Sherwood, Greensborough, N. C. 302 p.
- Compton, Stephen C. 2013. "James Pugh," Regulator Sharpshooter: A Conundrum Unfolded. The North Carolina Historical Review. Vol. XC, No. 2: 173-196.
- Cooke, William D. (ed.). 1853. Revolutionary history of North Carolina, in three lectures, by Francis L. Hawks, David L. Swain, and Wm. A. Graham. To which is prefixed a preliminary sketch of the battle of the Alamance. W. D. Cooke, Raleigh. 237 p.
- Davis, Bryant Kenneth. 1986. A Folklore Study of West Hillsborough, NC., Including Local Legends and Games. Orange County Public Library, Hillsborough, NC.
- Dunaway, Stewart E. 2013. Orange County North Carolina lost deed records (1752-1769, 1793). [Publisher unknown.] 293 p.
- Find A Grave. https://www.findagrave.com/index.html
- Fitch, William E. 1905. Some neglected history of North Carolina; being an account of the revolution of the regulators and of the battle of Alamance, the first battle of the American Revolution. Neale Pub. Co., New York and Washington. 307 p.
- Holaday, Chris. 2002. Hillsborough
[Images of America]. Arcadia, Charleston, S.C. 128 p.
- Johnson, D. Andrew. 2014. Farming Dissenters: The Regulator Movement in Piedmont North Carolina. The South Carolina Historical Magazine, Vol. 115, Issue 2, pp. 162 - 163.
- Kars, Marjoleine. 2002. Breaking Loose Together: The Regulator Rebellion in Pre-Revolutionary North Carolina. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill. 86 p.
- Lefler, Hugh, and Paul Wager (eds.). Orange County, 1752-1952. Southern Historical Press, Inc., Greenville, S.C. 389 p.
- Lloyd, Allen Alexander, and Pauline O Lloyd. 1966. History of the Town of Hillsborough. A.A. Lloyd, Hillsborough, N.C. 208 p.
- Manley, Roger, Mark Sceurman, and Mark Moran (exec. eds.). Weird Carolinas: your travel guide to the Carolinas' local legends and best kept secrets. Sterling Publishing, New York. 253 p.
- Maxwell, Tom. [August 2017 access.] We Salted Nannie: A Real-Life Southern Ghost Story. http://bittersoutherner.com/we-salted-nannie-southern-ghost-story/
- Nash, Francis. 1953. Hillsboro, Colonial and Revolutionary. Edwards and Broughton, Raleigh, N.C. 100 p.
- Powell, William S., and others, compilers and editors. 1971. The Regulators in North Carolina: A Documentary History, 1759-1776. State Dept. of Archives and History, Raleigh (N.C.). 626 p.
- Troxler, Carole W. 2011. Farming Dissenters: The Regulator Movement in Piedmont North Carolina.
North Carolina Office of Archives and History, Raleigh, NC. 221 p.