Haunted North Carolina: Outer Banks

On this last day of our ghostly journey, we head to the Outer Banks of North Carolina where tales of pirates and mysterious shipwrecks abound. Ocracoke Island is home to the final resting place of the notorious pirate Edward Teach, aka Blackbeard. It was here, at Teach’s Hole, in 1718, that Blackbeard’s career of plundering … Continue reading “Haunted North Carolina: Outer Banks”

Haunted North Carolina: Eastern NC

Today we travel to battlefields and cemeteries of Eastern NC for our daily dose of paranormal activity. Four Oaks, NC, was home to the last major Confederate offensive against General Sherman’s Union army. The Battle of Bentonville, which lasted three days, is the largest battle in North Carolina history and some say remnants of the … Continue reading “Haunted North Carolina: Eastern NC”

Haunted North Carolina: Triangle

Today’s spectral travels take us to the Triangle area where some residents never want to leave. The Carolina Inn on UNC Chapel Hill’s campus was built by alumnus John Sprunt Hill. This historic inn has served Chapel Hill guests since 1924, including some guests who supposedly never checked out. Among the inn’s most popular ghosts … Continue reading “Haunted North Carolina: Triangle”

Haunted North Carolina: Piedmont

Today we move a little east, to the Piedmont.  From houses to bridges, this area is rich with haunted happenings. Jule Körner constructed Körner’s Folly in 1878 as his bachelor pad and a home to his interior design business, which included furniture and paintings that he created. The house is an architectural marvel and gets … Continue reading “Haunted North Carolina: Piedmont”

Haunted North Carolina: Mountains

There’s nothing like a good ghost story to get you in the mood for Halloween.  This week we will bring you stories of haunted houses, friendly ghosts, and lingering spirits from each region of the Old North State. Edwin Wiley Grove first opened the Grove Park Inn in 1913. Located in Asheville, NC, this picturesque … Continue reading “Haunted North Carolina: Mountains”