True North Carolina Ghost Stories
Carries Grave Near Washington North Carolina
True Ghost Story Of Carrie The Little Girl Ghost Who Causes Accidents Near Washington North Carolina.
A little girl named Carrie has been haunting the roads leading east out of Washington North Carolina for well over a hundred years now. She loved watching the horse and buggies and the few cars around at that time come and go at her grandfathers store.She was only three years old at the time and the story goes that she fell off the high part of the porch at her grandfathers store and was badly injured.
She died a few days later and was buried near by. You can see her gravestone above. Over the years Carrie has been seen often always wearing the same pale yellow dress she was buried in. She runs out in front of cars in the area or people see her on the roadside. Many people over the years have called the local police only to be told don't worry its only Carrie.
And in 1966 and again in 1989 Carrie caused tragic accidents when she ran out into traffic and caused bad accidents when people tried to avoid her and ran into other cars. So if your ever in the Washington North Carolina area be very careful if you see a small girl in or near the road. She has been seen on several roads in the area. And many people over the years have seen her and almost all report her the same way in the pale yellow dress.
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Ghost Of The Girl At The Underpass
True Ghost Story Of The Girl At The Underpass
Over the years at an underpass near Greensboro North Carolina young men have been picking up a young girl dressed like she is going to a party. She flags down cars with one young man in them and asks them to take her home.
She tells anyone who picks her up that she and her date got in a fuss and she made him let her out back at the under pass. They all drive her home to a house in High Point where she vanishes before she can get out of the car.
Some of the young men over the years have gone back to the house in daylight only to learn that the girl was killed in that underpass when the car she and her boyfriend were in ran head on into another car in the underpass. She was killed on a foggy night in April 1959 and has been appearing to people ever since. She looks perfectly normal people say until they stop at the house in High Point to let her out and she vanishes.
The Maco Light
True Ghost Story Of The Maco Light
On a misty night in 1867 a freight train was slowly making its way down the track near Maco 15 miles from Wilmington North Carolina. All at once the flagman Joe who was riding in the Caboose saw a fast moving passenger train coming down the track towards the back of the freight train. Joe swung the lantern and tried to get the passenger train to stop but it struck the freight train and knocked it off the track. Joe was killed and in fact his head was actually cut off in the accident. The passenger train hit the freight train so hard it knocked Joe out of the Caboose and into the swamp. And even though there was an extensive search done for Joe's head it was never found and he was buried with out it.
And over the years ever since the night of the horrible train wreck in 1867 Joe's headless ghost has been seen with his lantern flashing it back and forth like he is trying to signal someone. Over the years people have wondered if Joe is looking for his head or is he trying to signal to a passing train.
In 1889 President Grover Cleveland on a political trip through the area saw the light as have hundreds of other people over the years. It really makes you wonder how so many people down thru the years can tell almost the same exact story if they are not really seeing anything.
True Ghost Story Of Mt. Misery Road
True Ghost Story Of Mt. Misery Road
This road used to be the path new slaves took as they were walked the ninety miles to the Slave Market in Fayetteville North Carolina. If a slave was slow or sick from the long sea voyage they had just finished across the ocean they were killed and thrown in the woods along the way. It is the ghosts of those slaves that are seen by people as they drive along Mt. Misery Road. Many people tell of seeing black people in strange clothes either in the road or standing beside it.People have also claimed to hear people singing in strange languages. Lights are also seen in the woods along the road. But no one can ever find the source of those lights.
Over the years there have been many many people who have seen the ghosts and people also claim to feel like something is watching them along the road there. Some people including ghost hunters claim it was all the tragedy that occurred in the area that makes people feel the way they do about the area. Most ghost hunters who have visited the area claim it is a hot bed of paranormal activity.
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