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These 10 Abandoned Buildings in Virginia Will Send Chills Down Your Spine

It’s hard to say why so many places get abandoned. From ghost towns to old shopping centers, times get bad and people get going. But sometimes the history they leave behind can be down right haunting — or haunted. There’s always something sad about abandoned buildings with their boarded up windows and peeling paint. But these 10 places in Virginia take creepy to a whole new level. With auspicious beginnings and ominous endings, you’ll want to think twice before you take a stroll through¬†some of these….

Keep in mind, not all of these sites are open for exploration, but for the ones that are, and for those of you who are much,¬†much braver than me, check them out. Maybe you’ll get lucky and see a ghost…but if not, I am more than certain, given what you know now, your imagination will do plenty on its own to make the experience a Halloween-worthy haunt.

Let us know if you know of any especially creepy abandoned place in Virginia…we’re always looking for a good scare!

Anna Strock
Virginia staff writer for Only in Your State, freelance writer and journalist. Even though Anna has lived other places, somehow Virginia is where she always seems to land.