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Oakwood Cemetery

Maybe these neighbors aren’t so quiet

by on Oct.26, 2010, under Oakwood Cemetery, Spartanburg

Some of the grave markers date back to the mid 1800′s. Oakwood Cemetery is one of the oldest cemetaries in Spartanburg. Most of the graves are arranged by families. Oakwood Cemetery is the final resting spot of many politicians.

Upon talking to Matt and Thomas of the South Carolina Paranormal Investigations, we learned that the children’s section gets a lot of activity. Around 9:30 or 10:00 at night trains will pass close by the cemetery. During this time, people can see,hear, or feel the presence children. Some of the claims of the cemetery are that when a person walks through the oldest part of the cemetery their cell phone will have a busy signal, even if its not busy. Many unexplained lights have been spotted in the woods surronding the cemetery. One claim is that when you take a picture the flash will not work. People have also claimed to spot apparations of children and a white mist.

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