Johnson as the real life "Lydia," who died after a car flipped in Students said they have experienced paranormal activity in multiple buildings, including happenings like doors opening and closing by themselves and knocking sounds. A red brick was found one night after an alarm system went off, and there were no signs of anyone entering the building to place it there. Ghost stories include a young girl practicing her ABCs above the host stand, beer taps turning on by themselves, and sewing machine sounds in the basement.
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William Jacocks. If a guest opens the door, he gets scared and runs away. A haunted spot cited in Wilmington is the New Hanover County Library, which is said to be haunted by the ghost of a woman believed to be a patron.
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Her apparition has been seen over the years, as well as people hearing footsteps, books moving and another ghost, who people believe was a man killed in a duel. His home stood on the current site of the library. A former night watchman heard noises, which included screaming, doors slamming and books hitting the floor in the third-story library, breaking glass, keys jingling, and the sound of footsteps. The same watchman also said the manually-operated elevator went up and down by itself.
In the nineteen seventies when the new Clyde Erwin High school was built just outside Asheville, and the remnants of the Old County Home Graveyard were dug up to make room for the new building. There is a lady dressed in pink that haunts this Inn. You can see her and hear her late at night. Several guests and employees have had several encounters with her. She is known to tickle toes at night while visitors are attempting to sleep. When you get close to room , it seems to get cold. You can usually hear doors slamming, laughter, and talking from rooms that are not used.
When the Zalandia Castle caught fire, a woman named Helen lost her only child, a daughter. Helen was so crushed by the loss she hung herself from the bridge right down the road from the castle. On Halloween night go to the bridge and try to conjure Helen. People say the building is haunted by a servant from a time when the building was home to Dr.
Samuel Westray Battle. Individuals who worked the morning shift in the pantry refused to go in alone because a man who was murdered there was known to reveal himself in spirit form to employees. A room on the 3rd floor of the Hotel is reported to be haunted by a woman who died there years ago.
Glidewells Restaurant was active with people for some time before it partially burnt down resulting in the death of a little girl. That part of the restaurant was rebuilt. East Hall is one of the dormitories for the college and is said to be haunted. Student assistants have reported being followed by unknown footsteps when on their rounds after midnight.
People have also claimed that the lights will suddenly turn off in halls and you can feel someone brush against you. You can also hear whispering voices in the hallway. Also, assorted residents have reported seeing a girl dressed in white in their rooms and others have had small items in their rooms rearranged daily. At two different places on the Blue Ridge parkway you can see the brown mountain lights. There are three stories. At night when it was safe, the women would go out and look for their husbands with big bright torches, but they were killed too, so now they keep looking forever.
Her father looked and looked for her but she died and he died as well. To this day, he continues the search. Whatever they are, they appear nightly in the gorge, with no set pattern, they weave in and out of the trees until they reach the edge of the river, then they disappear only to reappear in another spot. Scientists have tried to figure out what has been going on for hundreds of years and many people have seen these lights year after year. Harrill Residence Hall — 5th Floor — It is said that a girl died of an asthma attack while her boyfriend was sleeping over.
She suffocated in her sleep before she could be saved. It is now said that the 5th floor as well as the elevators are haunted by her ghost. The elevators open at the 5th floor, and then go down to the first floor, opening again. The elevators have been known to randomly open with no one in them on all floors.
Strange occurrences and the feeling of being watched have been reported on the 5th floor.
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For many years the floor was shut off due to many occurrences with sightings of the young lady. The Whang Doodle. The Giant Leech.
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