The Story Behind This Forgotten Mountain Cemetery In Virginia Is Undeniably Creepy
Tucked away in Shenandoah National Park awaits a cemetery that’s been long forgotten by time. Yet it holds the memory of those that once lived in the Blue Ridge Mountains before the area was turned into a park. When you embark on the Devil’s Loop Trail, you’ll hike right past this historic landmark. Worn away by the effects of time, the cemetery is slowing be reclaimed by nature. When you visit the site, you’ll find it to be equal parts beautiful and eerie.
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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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