Few People Know The Story Behind Virginia’s Most Baffling Pedestrian Tunnel
Something about tunnels inspires intrigue. Whether they’re allegedly haunted or are the result of an engineering model, they’re certainly fascinating to learn about. If you find yourself agreeing with this, then you’ll be awestruck by today’s topic: the Wilkes Street Tunnel in Alexandria. To begin with, its appearance is rather baffling. Moreover, there’s a good chance that this pedestrian tunnel is haunted. Here’s more on this fascinating northern Virginia landmark:
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Whether you believe this landmark to be haunted or not, there’s no denying the visual and historical intrigue of the Wilkes Street Tunnel. Have you visited before? If so, we’d love to hear about it!
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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