“When you look at North Carolina’s geography, it almost seems as though it was made for paranormal stories! There are the mysterious mountains to the west and seemingly endless, creepy marshes in the east!” the site said.
Here’s what Haunted Rooms America’s says are the most haunted places in North Carolina:
The Demon Dog, Valle Crucis, N.C. — A demonic dog jumping out from a headstone and chasing cars is said to keep traffic moving in this Watauga County town.
Paint Rock, Hot Springs, N.C. — The siren song of a maiden has lured the unsuspecting to a watery death, the legend says.
Lydia’s Bridge, Greensboro, N.C. — The spirit of a woman who died during a car crash has been seen trying to flag down help and has been known to try to hitch a ride home, only to disappear.
USS North Carolina, Wilmington, N.C. — Several ghosts have reportedly been seen on the battleship, including a soldier who died in a washroom during a torpedo strike.
Queens University, Charlotte, N.C. — Students report spooky door openings and sounds, which have been blamed on the spirit of a student who committed suicide.
Teach’s Hole, Ocracoke, N.C. — In 1718, Blackbeard the pirate lost his head in a fierce battle along the shoreline of Ocracoke in the Outer Banks, and reportedly can be heard searching for it along the beach ever since.
The Great Dismal Swamp, Northern Border, N.C. — Strange lights and ghostly mists have been reported in this 112,000 acre swamp along the Virginia border.
The Biltmore Estate, Asheville, N.C. — Whispers in the library, a headless cat and the faint echoes of long-ago splashing in the mansion’s swimming pool are some of the ghostly activity reported at one of North Carolina’s most famous landmarks.
Old Davis Hospital, Statesville, N.C. — The sounds of babies can be heard crying in what was once the pediatric ward of this old, abandoned hospital in Iredell County.
The Devil’s Tramping Ground, Chatham County, N.C. — Outside of Greensboro, a barren 40-foot circle where nothing will grow is said to be the Devil’s pacing circle.
The Brown Mountain Lights, Linville, N.C. — Unexplained lights hovering over a mountain peak have sparked long held local debate about potentially paranormal activity.
The Grove Park Inn, Asheville, N.C. — The spirit of a woman who fell to her death in the hotel’s atrium in 1920s is said to have never checked out.
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