Most People Have No Idea This Haunting Revolutionary-Era Graveyard In Virginia Exists
One could argue that just about any gravesite could be haunted. Yet believe us when we say there’s something especially eerie about Sinking Spring Cemetery in Abingdon. Surrounded by old trees and steeped in history that dates back to the Revolutionary War, this small cemetery holds plenty of intrigue. Perhaps it’s the tomb of the unknown soldiers, or the bizarre shape of the gravesites, but you’re sure to notice something haunting – or even haunted – about this relatively unknown landmark.
If you visit Sinking Spring Cemetery, be sure to stop by the Abingdon Visitor’s Center to pick up a pamphlet for your self-guided tour. Address: >335 Cummings Street, Abingdon, VA, 24210.
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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.