Avenel House - Real Haunt in Bedford VA
- 413 Avenel Avenue
- Bedford, VA
Built in 1838 for William Burwell and his wife, the Avenel House sits on the site of a former plantation. The Ghost of Avenel, a lady wearing a long, white dress and holding a parasol is said to haunt the grounds, often appearing outside of the mansion where she paces around the property. She is believed to have been a former resident. Additional apparitions have been reported as well, including a girl standing in a window described as wearing a collared dress with her hair up in a bun, peering down at visitors. A phantom cat has been heard meowing inside the house, and disembodied voices have been heard too.
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My trip to the William Burwell House in Bedford Virginia
I went to the William Burwell House in Bedford one of the nicest looking streets I have seen hugh old school houses. When I got to the Burwell house it was pich dark around 9:45 also was raining as you can see in my pictures I took lighting very creepy I felt like something or someone was looking at me. The whole time was looking for the woman in the dress to starting walking in the yard it was a big yard 1800s style with the benches and all had a good vibe creepy tho I stayed for about 15 mins then I left after that I got hit by a bad rain Strom 6/17/2016 but made it home safely awesome experience I plan on going back in the day time and night again.Posted 6/17/16
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