The Story Behind Virginia’s Haunted Forest Will Chill You To The Bone
The state of Virginia has a bounty of woods and forests, many of which have been around for centuries. While most are characterized by a peaceful beauty, there are some that are downright mysterious, if not creepy. One prime example is tucked away outside of an abandoned town known as Diggs. If you find paranormal areas to be fascinating, you’ll love learning about this haunted stretch of woods near the Chesapeake Bay. And if you’re easily spooked, you might want to avoid visiting these woods alone!
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Needless to say, this relatively small patch of woods is riddled with paranormal activity. The countless stories of strange happenings and ghostly encounters indicate that Old House Woods may indeed be haunted. What are your thoughts about this ghostly forest? We’d love to hear from you in the comments!
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
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