The One Enchanted Place In North Carolina Where Mermaids Live

Most legends in North Carolina involve creepy, scary, awful things that can keep you up at night, like this list can. But not all legends and folklore involve frightening things. You won’t believe the unlikely spot in the Tar Heel State where mermaids are said to be seen…

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The sandbar at Mermaid Point disappeared decades ago, but have you heard of mermaid sightings in the area since then anyway? And are you a believer? Skeptical? Or downright disbelieving?

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