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Hell’s Gate | Oakwood Cemetery

Hell’s Gate | Oakwood Cemetery

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  • Date Posted: May 1, 2014
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  • Address: Ravenel Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302, USA

Spartanburg, South Carolina Information:

Spartanburg was founded in 1831.

Spartanburg is the county seat and the largest city in Spartanburg County, South Carolina. It is located in northwestern South Carolina.

Hell’s Gates in Spartanburg, South Carolina:

One report said that Hell’s Gates are located at Oakwood Cemetery in Spartanburg.

Ghosts and the Paranormal at Hell’s Gates in Spartanburg, South Carolina:

One source said that a young boy’s ghost has been seen at Hell’s Gates. The boy is rumored to have fallen off a cliff to his death while chasing a ball. Today, locals claim to see the ghostly boy playing ball from time to time at Hell’s Gates.

Near the back of the cemetery down and hill and near the woods, is a children’s burial area. One person reported capturing a large number of orbs and the disembodied sounds of someone singing in the children’s area at Hell’s Gates.

People report seeing strange lights at Hell’s Gates as well as ectoplasmic mists in photographs at Hell’s Gates.

People report having cell phone difficulties at Hell’s Gates in Spartanburg.

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The Shadowlord (1998). Shadowlands Haunted Places Index. Retrieved February 5, 2011 from

Wikipedia (2011). South Carolina. Retrieved February 11, 2011 from

Wikipedia (2011). Spartanburg, South Carolina. Retrieved February 12, 2011 from,_South_Carolina

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  1. I visited today.I have to say it was one of the most peaceful cemeteries I have ever been to. There was a lot of grave desecration , besides that just a beautiful place to have a walk.

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