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South Carolina's Haunted Museums - Haunts with Shocking History

As with ##Region##'s Haunted Theaters, many of ##Region##'s local Museums are believed to be haunted as well. Home to a variety of historical items and artifacts, museums are a well known hot-spot for paranormal activity. It's widely believed that some spirits latch on, or tether themselves to items that were of great importance to them before passing, and as home to numerous historical artifacts, it's no wonder that some spirits make their home at museums! Some museums are even located on historical grounds - battlefields, historical homes, old prisons, and other historically significant locales where soldiers, politicians, writers, and many others lived, and passed on. Find out more about ##Region##'s real Haunted History - visit a local Haunted Museum today!
 
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  •   Abbeville County Museum Abbeville, SC
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    Now operating as a museum, the location was once the historic jail building and dates back to the Civil War era. The most haunted spot in the building is said to be the third floor, where the worst of prisoners were housed. Reports here include ghostly footsteps and the spirit of a friendly African American prisoner named Earl, who has been spotted on the upper floor. Read More

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  •   Patriots Point Museum - USS Yorktown Mount Pleasant, SC
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    The USS Yorktown is recognized for a reputation that is historical, spectacular and supernatural. The ship is the namesake for an aircraft carrier that was sunk in 1942 during the Battle of Midway. It was also used in numerous films, including "Tora! Tora! Tora!" and "The Philadelphia Experiment. However, its most bizarre claim to fame is due to its hauntings. Staff members, police... Read More

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  •   Old Exchange Building Charleston, SC
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    The Old Exchange Building used to house pirates while they awaited execution. According to legend, the infamous pirate Blackbeard was once held in the exchange building. The ghosts of countless restless pirates haunt the halls, bringing with them a feeling of despair and dread. Visitors often note cold spots and the sound of chains swinging from the ceiling. Some witnesses even spotted... Read More

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  •   Pickens County Museum Pickens, SC
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    Formerly a county jail, the Pickens Country Museum is no stranger to tragic tales. In fact, the ghost of former inmates can still be heard within the museum. One ghost in particular has gained public attention. In 1944 Willie Earle was a young boy who was imprisoned for murdering a cab driver. It is now believed that the driver was murdered by another passenger, not Willie. However,... Read More

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