Montpelier is the capital of Vermont. It is located in Washington County. Montpelier is the smallest state capital in the United States with a population of only about 8,000 residents.
Green Mountain Cemetery Information:
Green Mountain Cemetery, founded in 1854, is located on 35 acres in Montpelier, Vermont.
The statue of “Black Agnes” at the Hubbard Memorial represents the final assertion in a struggle by John Erastus Hubbard to redeem his name. Mr. Hubbard was a businessman who was vilified in Montpelier in the later years of his life.
Essentially Mr. Hubbard was slandered for taking money from the city of Montpelier. The money had been left by his aunt and, when Mr. Hubbard died about a decade later, he left most of his own fortune to the city.
Ghosts and the Paranormal at the Green Mountain Cemetery in Montpelier, Vermont:
Many Montpelier locals believe that the spirit of John Erastus Hubbard aunts the Green Mountain Cemetery in Montpelier, Vermont.
Montpelier locals claim that the green statue of a man in a burial shroud that is located at the Hubbard Memorial a hot spot of paranormal activity in the Green Mountain Cemetery. This statue is referred to as “Black Agnes”, but it is the statue of a man, not a woman.
The apparition of a young girl has been reported walking between her grave and her parents grave. Near the entrance to the Green Mountain Cemetery, some have reported hearing the large door opening and closing on its own.
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