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Near the southern tip of Pasquotank County close the coast of the Albemarle Sound is a now abandoned house now considered one of the most haunted houses in North Carolina. In the early part of the 1800's Thomas Lynch Shannonhouse and his wife built the once beautiful house in the middle of the swamp hoping to raise a happy family. What the house became was a spot of heartache, death and horror....

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Currently, the lighthouse at Currituck Beach, like most lighthouses across the country, is completely automated, requiring nothing more of humans than the occasional maintenance.This was not always the case, however. There was a time, in recent history actually, when lighthouses were operated by people who actually lived on the property and operated the lights by hand....

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Famous authors and even a president are among the guests that have visited the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina. But the most famous guest is the ghost of a lady dressed in pink, who unfortunately never checked out.The unknown woman, or “the pink lady” as she has affectionately become known as, came to visit the Inn during the 1920's, and was a guest of room 545. Dressed in a long, pink...

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Many places are are thought to haunted along the coast of North Carolina have something to do with Blackbeard the pirate. It seems that every place that Blackbeard slept at, dined at or merely sailed by has claims put on them that the Pirate, or his victims, are still haunting it today.Hammock House is no exception, but that is not the story I'm going to tell today. This story involves a beautiful...

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In the town of Mount Holly along the bank of the Catawba River in Gaston County there is a house with a dark secret. Every year, on the same day, a ghost come back from the beyond to walk the house and terrify those who live there. No one knows who it is, or why it's there. But everyone knows when it will come back......

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The Biltmore estate is one of the jewels in the crown of North Carolina tourism. The largest privately owned house in the country, it brings in over a million visitors each year from all over the world. Some of those who come get more than just a tour though the old house, they get to come face to face with ghostly spirits who call the Biltmore home....

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It's human nature I guess to be afraid of the things we don't understand. Most people, when confronted with a ghost would quickly turn and go the other direction. Most people would NOT invite a ghost to dinner. Yet, in this story, that is exactly what happened. Every time the owners of Cool Springs Plantation in Camden, South Carolina, had a party they would offer a glass of wine to a most unusual...

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In the small town of Alliance, N.C. is the tale of a folk hero to those in the area known as Boaz Squires. Boaz was a Scottish immigrant who came to what is now Pamlico county some time before the American revolution. It wasn't long before the people of the area took a liking to the young man even though they knew he was a wizard. And through his powers, he was able to keep the Devil at bay.. for ...

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A group of young men decided to mock the Last Supper. The Devil had other plans....

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Of the most profound, unexplained mysteries of North Carolina, this one just happens to be associated with the most ghoulish character in history. Located in Warren County, just off of State Road 1131, a large stone, also known as The Devil's Rock, can be found protruding from the quiet Earth. While a rock this size (30 feet long and fifteen feet wide) is essentially quite ordinary for this area, ...

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A hunter shots a white deer in North Carolina and the Devil takes him for revenge....

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On the waters near Roanoke Island in North Carolina people claim to hear the sounds of a showboat doomed over a century ago. This is the story of 'The Queen of the Sounds' and the man brash enough to summon The Devil....

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Like most people who live in and around Chatham County (Or for that matter, North Carolina), I know the legend of the Devils Tramping Ground very well. Hell, I've even been to the site more than once; but never by myself and never at night. I will say without hesitating that it is one of the creepiest places haunted in North Carolina. Well, maybe haunted isn't the right word. Possessed is more lik...

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Im revisiting the music theme of two weeks ago, this weeks tale of the haunted state of NC involves a small town church haunting with a ghost who has a flair for the dramatic arts. The church in question, Kadesh church, is located in Cleveland county on the south side of North Carolina....

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If you happen to pay a visit to the quaint little town of Vander, located in Cumberland County, you may be welcomed with a well known ghost story. But if you're really lucky, you might actually get to witness the Vander Light, which appears on the train tracks in town, for yourselves.The phenomenon, which has been observed since the 1800's, is thought to be the ghost of Author Matthews, a resident...

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The gray man of Pawleys Island in South Carolina has walked the coastline for nearly 200 years. And much like the Gray man of Hatteras, his presence spells impending danger for the small island and the people who dwell there. It seems that while he is responsible for saving lives, he was unable to save his own......

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Located about 35 miles south of Richmond in Amelia County, Virginia, Haw Branch Plantation is a beautiful reminder of America's history. Built in 1748 and named for the trees growing along a stream on the property, the house has been associated with families involved in politics on both a local and national level. The downside is that a house with such a history is often the site of many ghostly s...

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Ghost of the Evil Hunter Not all ghosts are evil and not all haunted places are eerie. But the ghost that inhabits the woods near the North Carolina Zoo is there to do harm to those that come near his area. It's the ghost of a hunter that doesn't hunt animals, it hunts people.Purgatory Mountain in Randolph county is now home to the North Carolina Zo...

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you know how nature should be one of the most wonderfulest places to go when your feeling down and out and not really carring and you need a break well i visited a place in the woods one day i was really down that my friend past on my brother and i was walking in sorrow we both was sad that our friend past in the night as we was walking we noticed smoke our intention was to walk over there to see ...