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Ghosts of the Civil War beg for mercy in a swamp where over fifty men were hanged in a swamp in Johnston County, North Carolina...

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Since the fall of 1867, peculiar sightings of an unexplained floating light have been reported by both locals and visitors of Wilmington, North Carolina. Eyewitnesses claim that the “Ghostly lights of Maco”can be seen after dark, floating down the tracks at the old Maco Train Station....

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Mob violence is the cause for a pair of ghost stories in Chocowinity, NC....

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The coast of North Carolina seems to protrude into the Atlantic Ocean, leaving it a prime candidate for the wrath of tropical storms. In fact, North Carolina has unwillingly hosted some of the most devastating storms recorded, including Hurricane Hazel, a category 4 which hit in 1954, and more recently, Hurricane Floyd, a category 4 which hit in 1999....

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In the small town of Weldon in Halifax County, there is a building close by the river. built in the 1800's the large, brick building has always found a use due to its beauty. It lends itself well for occasions that require a sense of dignity. It also apparently lends itself well as the home to a ghost of an unknown woman in a blue gown.....

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Ghosts by nature are strange things.I don't pretend to know everything about ghosts and creepy things that go bump, but there are a few constants that I've learned about haunted places and the things that haunted them. Some exist for revenge, some for love long gone or gone wrong. And some are attached to a particular spot they remember fondly even if what they remember is no longer there....

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Thought to have been built between 1798 and 1810 by then Secretary of State William White, the mansion known now as Holman house located at 209 East Morgan Street in Raleigh, North Carolina was a fine example of architecture of the time. Over the years the house was modified and enlarged to suit the needs of those who lived in the house. One thing was never changed. The back staircase where the gh...

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Often call the 'Gibraltar of the South' in its day Fort Fisher was an almost impregnable fortress keeping the port city of Wilmington safe from Union attack. It was only felled by an attack from practically the entire Union fleet. Well, that and a General named Bragg refused to help the troops at the fort. This is the tale of General William Whiting who, mortally wounded at Fort Fisher, returns to...

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Nestled in a forest near the town of Bolton in Columbus County, North Carolina there is a simple headstone marking the grave of an immigrant who came to this country looking for a new start. Now, his ghost roams the area looking for something else......

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In Washington, NC the story of Mrs. Mish is still told. What happened to her is still unknown, but what folks do know, is that her ghost goes for late night walks across the Pamlico River....

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We all have fears. Things that, for one reason or another, wake us in the night covered in sweat. For some, it's flying. For others, it's snakes. I personally have a horrid fear of alligators (yes, crocidiles as well). One fear that crosses distance and language boundries is the fear of being buried alive. Today, we take a look at that fear head on in a story from Wilmington, North Carolina....

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The story of Lydia, Greensboro's Vanishing Hitchhiker is one of the most popular ghost stories in North Carolina lore ranking right up there with the Brown Mountain Lights and The Devils Tramping Ground. Unlike those hauntings though, Lydia seems to have a basis firmly in fact....

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Located at 1901, Riverside Drive, in Elizabeth City, isa beautiful white, two story home formerly known as the Cropsey Home. This historical home differs from others in that it not only harbors it's own set of unusual secrets, but also a beautiful ghost who's spirit has haunted the house since the 1900's....

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In the ruins of a mansion on the banks of the Chowan River in North Carolina, the ghost of a bride beckons those who see her to set her free. The victim of an curse placed on her father long ago, she is trapped in the house....

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On Highway 64 in Martin County between the county seat of Williamston and the nearby town of Jamesville is a stretch of swampland known as The Haunted Woods. It is said that from almost the earliest times to the present, strange things happen in those woods...Usually in hauntings you have one ghost or phenomena in a given area. The Haunted Woods is blessed (or cursed) with several....

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I didnt believ that ghosts wore real untill I went to sallys bridge it all startid when a high school girl and her baby fell in a ditch and its been hounted sence then so if your not chicken then go ther im going again to night 20012 october 13 im only 10 years old and if you stay in the car she will sake it even thow im only 9 dosent meen its not true ask your family memebers if thay no about sal...

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There are more than a few ghost stories in North Carolina that have to do with gold. Practically everyone wants some. Ghosts are no different. However, in the case of some ghosts (including the one in this story), it's the wanting, or even the act of possessing gold that got them in the shape they are in....

The Ghost of Litchfield Plantation

The Ghost of Litchfield Plantation The Litchfield Plantation is a bed and breakfast on South Carolina's Pawleys Island where guests can go and relax. However, a former owner of the plantation is known to come back and disturb the rest of the guests. This is the story of Dr. Henry Tucker and his desire to home home..Back when the gates of Litchfield ...

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During the Revolutionary War, a time of darkness settled over South Carolina as hope for independence began to fade. It was during this time that a man living along Bush River made a promise to the love of his life. He told her as he joined the cause, that he would return for her, alive or dead. A year later, he made good on his promise......