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Shiloh Forestry Compound

Shiloh Forestry Compound

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  • Date Posted: May 4, 2014
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  • Address: Asheville, NC, USA

Asheville is the largest city in the western part of the state with about 77,000 residents. It is the county seat in Buncombe County, North Carolina.

The Shiloh Forestry Compound in Asheville, North Carolina:

The Shiloh Forestry Compound is located near the Biltmore Estate. Exercise caution if you decide to go there. The place is known for drug activity and prostitution and police may not be kind to you if you’re caught trespassing there.

The Shiloh Forestry Compound used to be known as the Biltmore Forestry School, according to one source. A man named Dr. Schenk, with an awful temper ran the school, but treated students poorly. So he was fired and then school thus dissolved in 1913. Dr. Schenk was angry and blamed George Biltmore for firing him and the school closing, etc…he promised to get revenge on Biltmore.

In 1955, after Dr. Schenk’s death, Asheville locals started reporting odd goings-on at the compound.

Ghosts and the Paranormal at the Shiloh Forestry Compound in Asheville, North Carolina:

In one of the buildings at the Shiloh Forestry Compound, locals claim to regularly see lights going on and off in the windows at night, even though the building is abandoned and no one is inside. They also report odd noises coming from the property. People report hearing the sound of a woman singing.

People say that a man hung himself in the building in the 1950’s and that his restless spirit still haunts the Shiloh Forestry Compound.

One person entered the Shiloh Forestry Compound and found an angry black shadow person who pursued him as he hastily left the building.


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Asheville NC North Carolina United States

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