The Eerie Graveyard Island In North Carolina Most People Don’t Know You Can Visit
Man-made lakes throughout North Carolina hold mysteries in the depths of their waters, but Badin Lake has mysteries galore. The lake was created in 1917 when Alcoa dammed two rivers in the valley. There are said to be numerous towns, railroad tracks, and graves still beneath Badin Lake, along with a plane that crashed in 1944, killing the two servicemen aboard. But none of those are as easily visible as the hilltop site where three graveyards were relocated prior to flooding the valley to create the lake.
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Have you visited the abandoned graves on Graveyard Island in North Carolina’s Badin Lake? Would you? We’d love to know! You can learn a bit more about this fascinating burial island from FindAGrave.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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