I think it is safe to say that South Carolina is one of the top 5 most haunted states in America. It’s one of the oldest states, one of the 13 original colonies, therefore, the history is long and there is definite opportunity for ghosts. I grew up on fairy tales and ghost stories; specifically, ghost stories of South Carolina. There are dozens upon dozens of them. There are so many of them that many books that have been published. I thought I would give you an introduction to a few of them – 13 to be exact – and an insight into their bone-chilling stories.

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What do you believe? Does your heart beat fast when you hear things going bump in the night or a scream from nowhere? Are you one who believes that everything has a scientific explanation?

Do you have a favorite ghost story or legend you like more than another? I can tell you that some of the ones that I like best are Alice Flagg, Agnes of Glasgow, and The Bride of the West End. I’m a sucker for a sad romance. If you have one that you like more or one that was not mentioned please tell us in the comments below!

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