Traversing a necropolis’ winding paths can be an unnerving experience, especially when the light begins to fade and fog rises among the crooked tombstones. Is that a mournful figure in the distance, or are you alone? For many Virginians, cemeteries are a place to visit loved ones long past, but an adventurous few hope to encounter something otherworldly. If you are brave enough to visit any of the following haunted cemeteries, please be respectful, and of course, don’t go alone.
Category Archive: Destinations
The Commonwealth of Virginia has been called the birthplace of presidents, with storied history around every corner. But with this history comes specters of the past, specters that creep and groan from every shady crevice. Only the limits of your imagination can protect you from the phantasmal horrors at the creepiest places in Virginia.
Hidden away down tree-shaded lanes, stately manors remind passersby of a bygone era when parasol ladies in bright dresses strolled past enslaved workers tilling the fields. Today they are historic sites, museums, or private homes, but something from the past remains. Perhaps you can catch a glimpse of a smokey figure at one of these most haunted plantations in Virginia.
The Cork Street Tavern in Winchester, Virginia has a long and colorful history that many believe contributes to […]
Spectral evidence of past trauma and death lingers at Belle Grove Plantation. Its 225-year-old stone manor looks out over the Shenandoah Valley like a memorial to the slain.
Video: Coal Town Still Haunted By Mine Disaster
Melody and Shane explore an old coal town in Tazewell County, Virginia. On February 27, 1932, the Boissevain […]
The University of Virginia is steeped in history and traditions, some of which are downright macabre. What strange encounters await visitors to Thomas Jefferson’s famous academy?
Appearances are deceiving at George Washington’s Mount Vernon. Does his spirit still linger in the room where he died?
Video: Hauntings of the Peyton Randolph House
The home, first constructed in 1721, is today one of the most original surviving structures in Williamsburg; the […]
A young Thomas Jefferson spent his boyhood at this central Virginia plantation, but it is not where the ghost of that famous founding father is believed to roam. So who is Historic Tuckahoe’s mysterious phantom?