Greenwood Cemetery

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Greenwood Cemetery

Postby jadewik » Tue Oct 26, 2010 9:32 am

They call it the 1000 steps-- a staircase in Greenwood cemetery in Spokane, Washington that is reputedly haunted by dozens of ghosts.

Story from http://atlasobscura.com/place/greenwood-cemetery:
According to local legend, the staircase at the Greenwood Cemetery in Spokane, Washington, is more than just a little haunted. If you walk up the stairs without any lights on, the story goes, you will see the faces of men, women, and children when you reach the top. Those brave enough to climb the stairs will also hear, they say, the shrieks and cries of the dead and they will feel something akin to rain on their skin.

Supposedly the site of satanic rituals, the staircase, dubbed "1000 steps" because nobody can make it to the top, according to the legend, leads from the side of an access road up to the cemetery. Renovations made years ago have rendered the staircase unnecessary and it sits decaying and rarely, if ever, used by standard visitors stopping to spend time with the cemetery's residents.

Even if you are able to make it to the top of the staircase without being overcome by fear and don't experience the presence of ghosts, you will still see beautiful landscaping and hundred-year-old tombstones.


Visit this link for photos:
http://atlasobscura.com/place/greenwood-cemetery
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Re: Greenwood Cemetery

Postby Pumpkin_Man » Wed Oct 27, 2010 5:24 am

I take that as a challenge. The only problem is getting the money needed to make the trip to Washington State, but now i'm anxious to ascend those stairs with my camera.

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Re: Greenwood Cemetery

Postby Undertaker » Sun Sep 25, 2011 2:28 pm

Always enjoy a Cemetery haunt! Sounds neat!
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Re: Greenwood Cemetery

Postby Pumpkin_Man » Thu Sep 29, 2011 6:27 pm

Well, there are a couple of cemeteries on my 'haunted road trip' itinary when I get the money together. I am really going to try very hard to get to one haunted destinati9on in October, but I also have a super busy photo schedule.

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