Buckhannon, West Virginia
Buckhannon is located in northern West Virginia along the Buckhannon River. It is the county seat of Upshur County. The community has a population of about 7,500 residents.
The Sago Mine Tragedy occurred just outside Buckhannon on January 2, 2006, resulting in the death of 12-13 miners.
Macedonia Road Information:
To reach Macedonia Road, take the Morton Road Exit from Route 33 just outside of Buckhannon, West Virginia. From the Morton Road Exit, take the first left onto CO Route 4/5. Follow Morton Road through the graveyard and continue for about 3 miles. Morton Road turns into Macedonia Road.
There is a very dangerous curve on Macedonia Road. A bridge sits at the bottom of a steep hill and beyond the bridge is a “C-shaped” curve.
In August of 2010, a non-fatal, but serious ATV accident occurred at this curve on Macedonia Road. In 2008, a young man walking near the bride was struck and killed by oncoming traffic.
Macedonia Road also passes through a graveyard for about 1/8 of a mile.
Ghosts and the Paranormal at Macedonia Road in Buckhannon, West Virginia:
People report strong feelings of uneasiness under the train bridge along Macedonia Road. Ectoplasmic mists and apparitions have been reported along the road, purportedly due to the death or deaths that have occurred at the sharp turn in the road beyond the bridge.
HubPages (n.d.). A Night of Ghost Hunting in Rural West Virginia. Retrieved May 3, 2011 from http://hubpages.com/hub/Ghosthunting-in-Rural-West-Virginia
Wikipedia (2011). Buckhannon, West Virginia. Retrieved May 3, 2011 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buckhannon,_West_Virginia
Shadowlord (1998). Haunted Places Index. Retrieved April 23, 2011 from http://theshadowlands.net/places/west virginia.htm