Bridgewater College - Bridgewater VA Real Haunts

  • 402 E College Street
  • Bridgewater, VA
  • 540-828-8000
Listing Categories
Real Haunted Colleges, Real Haunted Theaters
Open To Public
Yes - Open To Public
Share Your Experiences
Bridgewater College is a private four-year coeducational institute founded in 1880. Campus lore has it that one of the campus buildings, Cole Hall, is haunted by its namesake, Dr. Charles Knox Cole. The building was constructed in 1929 at the behest of Cole’s daughter, Virginia Garber Cole Strickler, and Dr. Cole is said to have occupied the auditorium ever since. His ghost has been seen attending theater productions, often sitting on the balcony, and once caused the stage lights to flicker rapidly as a sign of applause. Cold spots have also been associated with Cole’s presence.
Mouse over photos to see photo credits.
Nearby Real Haunts
Get Directions

Get Directions | View Larger Map

Recently Shared Experiences & Comments

Share Your Experience or Comments - Bridgewater College
  • Click to rate
  • Do not use all capital letters. No profanity.
  • Tell Us About Your Experience(s) at Bridgewater College. Be specific.
  • Administrative use only. Will NOT be displayed
  • Did You Have a Paranormal Experience?
  • Have You Been To This Haunt?

  • Would you recommended to a friend?
Get More Info

Contact Phone #: 540-828-8000

Real Haunt Listing Info

Visitors to this page: 255
Clicks to Website: 14
Last edit to this listing: 12/22/2015 (823 days ago)

Disclaimer: Virginia Haunted Houses does not endorse or support trespassing to visit real haunts. Before you visit ANY local real haunt, make sure to acquire the appropriate permits and/or permissions, and be respectful of privately owned properties. Countless Haunt Hunters have been arrested, ticketed, and reprimanded by the authorities for trespassing. To avoid this, be sure to get in touch with the property owners before visiting a haunt, and respect their hours of operation, local regulations, and rules for visiting at all times. Happy haunting!
All information on this page was submitted to Virginia Haunted Houses and was believed to be accurate at the time it was posted. Please report any inaccuracies here.