Mount Pleasant, Iowa
Mount Pleasant is the county seat of Henry County, Iowa. It is a community of about 10,000 residents.
Presley Saunders founded the community of Mount Pleasant in 1835.
Birthday Bridge Haunting:
Locals report that on a particular night at a bridge located on Highway 218 and Kentucky Road, one can see the ghost of a girl hanging from the bridge. Locals report that the apparition appears because a girl hung herself from the bridge on her birthday, thus the name. Note that none of our sources are certain about whether a girl did in fact hang herself and who she was and when this event might have occurred.
Wikipedia (2011). Mount Pleasant, Iowa. Retrieved March 11, 2011 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Pleasant,_Iowa
The Shadowlord (1998). Haunted Places Index. Retrieved February 8, 2011 from http://theshadowlands.net/places/iowa.htm
Highway 218 and Kentucky Road Mount Pleasant IA Iowa United States