Cedarhurst Mansion


Huntsville, Alabama

BUILT: Unknown
STATUS: Unknown

History

Cedarhurst Mansion was established by Stephen Ewing in 1823. The mansion, which was two-stories high and had fifteen-inch thick brick walls, overcame a number of challenges over its time. Many owners have lived in the mansion as well. During the 1950s, a severe thunderstorm rolled in. The ghost of a tall girl with dark hair made her appearance in front of a visitor who was sleeping up stairs. She told him, “Help me! The terrible wind has blown my tombstone over.”.

He thought this was a dream, and went back to sleep. However, on the next morning, he asked if there was a graveyard near Cedarhurst Mansion. The other guests said yes. After being directed to a small plot, he saw that there was in fact a grave that had recently fallen over. It belonged to 16-year-old Sally Carter, the younger sister of Mrs. Ewing. She had died in 1837.


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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Retha Liveoak says:

    I was wondering if you give ne information I’m with a group N. I.G.H.T.Hawks Paranormal. We were wondering if they allow group to investigate the property. If so can you give use a way to contact them? Thanks for your time and really enjoyed reading your story about the mansion.
    Have blessed day

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    1. Hi RethaLiceoak,

      I’m not sure if they allow groups to investigate, so I would definitely seek contacting them. However, I do not have their contact information so I would see if you can find any information locally.

      Thanks!
      Ghostly World
      Email at: ghostlyworldblog@gmail.com

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      1. Retha Liveoak says:

        Thank you for getting back to me Grateful for you help. Can’t wait for your reply. Have a blessed day Retha Liveoak

        Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2015 19:05:05 +0000 To: rl4071@hotmail.com

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