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Virginia Ghost Stories & Haunted Places

Ghost Stories and Haunted Places in Virginia are plenty. From The Ghost of George Washington to the many battlefields in The Civil War.You'll find the creepy, macabre and just plain weird.

The Witch of Pungo

Grace Sherwood lived around the turn of the 18th century is known for being the first (if not only) woman charged with being a witch in the state of Virginia. Most historians claim that her trial was the result of a less enlightened age, but there are some claims that support the charge of Grace Sherwood being a witch. Was an innocent woman convicted of witchcraft? Or did the powers she possess protect her from death?

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