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events. I was shocked that almost 20+ years later the ghost was still actively carrying on. Well, that is just a quick explanation of my experience in this home.
Submitted by James
Categories: war, castle, closet, spirits, ouija_board
My sister and brother-in-law lived just down the road from the Manassas battle field and hospital. I just thought it was so wonderful and so much history when I grew up in PA. I vacationed in a place called Shenandoah Acres in Stuarts Draft, VA. My wife and I were helping them to move after twenty years. We were there for a few days. It is a two-story home with a large basement which was all redone with a wine room and a pool table and big sofa, where I had slept one night. That night I was awakened by a severe cramp in the end of my toe next to my big toe on my right foot that was on the arm of the sofa uncovered. I then fell asleep to be a woken up again. I wiggled it around, and I fell asleep to the same pain again covering it up thinking it was just cold. I fell asleep. Then awoke to my water bottle made a pop sound which I heard before at other times, but I heard it again a few minutes later. I was so tired that I dosed off and was awoken again by the same type of noise. I then took a drink and also blew air into it. Then I went to the restroom straight ahead on the left about ten feet away.
I also left the fan on and the door cracked a little, a humming noise helped me to sleep sometimes. I swear I could hear other loud noises coming from the room to my left with the door closed and to my right where the only light on coming from the television and the night light coming through the two windows from behind me. Time had gone by dosing to the clack of a pool table ball, I thought. I had gotten up to shut off the fan to the restroom, just sat on the couch covering up with the blanket, and heard a clack again then noises like someone was up stairs walking around. I then got up and turned the lights on yelling and realizing that there was a entity or two or maybe three with me. Everything was in boxes thirty or so to the right behind a closed door and many boxes to the left and behind me under the pool table. I looked around and did not see anything but got the hell out of there.
Now sitting on the couch up in the family room very quiet thinking about what just happened, I saw a limb on a tree move up and down erratic. I had gotten up to look. I saw no wind, no bird, or squirrel. About that time my father-in-law had gotten up. Now it's five o'clock; he had come downstairs to read his bible in the other room. Then I guess I fell asleep till eight o'clock. The same morning I had confronted my sister and brother-in-law about what happened to me, and they looked at each other and said they thought the house was still settling. They had strange things break on them at night especially in the basement. They never saw anything at all, but they were glad to move out of there.
Submitted by Joseph
Comment by Joseph: My name is Joe. I wrote and told you all what had happened to me the night I had slept in the basement of my sister and brother-in-law's home that they had sold. My wife and I had driven up from Houston to help them move some boxes and furniture to storage. I would have never ever have realized that these strange and ghostly events had happened to me, especially in such a fairly new home and a beautifully fixed up basement, so modern looking. I had done my homework on the area about Manassas and its history and was just blown away. I had never realized how many people that have died in the hole surrounding area. Let me recap the events that happened.
My toe next to my big toe was bitten more than once, and on the way home the day after that had noticed there was a newly formed scab on that toe. I knew that at that time it was not just cramps or a charley horse. My water bottle made popping sounds -- three, to many times, also noises like movement and banging, but when several times a pool ball clacked that was still in the side pockets, but when I went up stairs and then watching a single limb moving up and down with no wind for a while then I fell asleep. The land is haunted with so many killings in the whole area, just think they were there before the homes were there. I also remember watching deer at night with the lights out they would come up to the back yard, and they acted like there was something there so skittish.
Several months later my sister-in-law, Linda told me that one night she was sitting on the bed getting ready to go to sleep, and she was doing something to get ready for the next day. She thought that she had been talking to her husband, but he was in the bathroom still. She looked over and saw an image of a large person wearing old type of clothing, and then he was gone. She said she screamed and told her husband that she thought she had just seen something that looked like someone. Her husband Tom said ''you're just seeing things. '' (out of sight. Out of mind. ) They just left it like that. Linda told me about the strange things and noises they would hear. They thought the house was settling, but pictures would fall off the walls, and bottles of wine would accidentally break. And they never slept down in the basement. I would like to talk to the daughter, my niece who moved out long ago. I wonder?.
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