Adelaida Cemetery

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At Adelaida Cemetery, locals say its ghostly inhabitants may swipe your car keys. It is said to be haunted by Charlotte Sitton, a minister’s wife who committed suicide at age 19 in December 1890. She visits late Friday nights in a white nightgown to lay flowers on the grave of her child, who died of diphtheria. In some versions of the story, Charlotte wears a pink dress and is called the Pink Lady. The cemetery also is said to have a tree that bleeds. Adelaida Cemetery is closed at dusk, and trespassing after dark is not allowed.

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Address:
9899 Chimney Rock Rd
Paso Robles, California
United States

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GPS:
35.65638564043461, -120.8740845322609
County:
San Luis Obispo County, California
Nearest Towns:
Lake Nacimiento, CA (5.0 mi.)
Paso Robles, CA (10.5 mi.)
Templeton, CA (12.0 mi.)
San Miguel, CA (12.0 mi.)
Cambria, CA (13.2 mi.)
Cayucos, CA (14.8 mi.)
Bradley, CA (14.9 mi.)
Atascadero, CA (16.2 mi.)
San Simeon, CA (17.8 mi.)
Morro Bay, CA (20.1 mi.)

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  1. Several years ago my coworkers and I heard about this place and supposed haunting, so we decided to go check it out one night. We arrived in two cars as it was a group of 6 of us and started exploring with flashlights. As we neared the upper part of the cemetery we started to see something, but weren’t sure what. So we all grouped together and stayed quiet and turned off the lights. We heard a noise that sounded kind of like a breeze rustling leaves and looked toward the sound to see what looked like gently glowing eyes. We decide to head back down to the cars as we are all spooked. As we are descending the fog rolls in and by the time we get to the cars it is all around us. This is where things got truly scary/spooky for us. As we tried to leave, neither of the cars would start, they wouldn’t even turn over like the battery was completely dead. Looking back up the hill we all see a figure moving along near the top of the cemetery with the glowing eyes and we just want to leave. After what felt like 5 minutes (probably less than 1) the lights on the cars turn on and we realize we can start the cars. Needless to say we got out of there as fast as we could and I have not gone back to this day.

  2. Adelaide family preservation Inc.  |  

    I have family here at this cemetery. U are all idiots to think it’s haunted. Adelaide is a quiet country place with a history or simple family living. It’s private property and only people with family are legally supposed to visit. U trespassed. We now have a Night Watch that monitors a small camera that is always on so he can write down license plate numbers and call the sheriff for trespassing. There has been litter, vandalism, and desecration of graves because of disrespectful asshole hoping to see a spirit.

    Stay away from Adelaide Cemetary!

    • The night watch really doesn’t care. Nor does he pay attention as he says. We paid him off the first night and give him a heads up if we go again. This place is most definitely haunted we have been with several different groups over the last 3 months and it is frightening how much paranormal activity goes on after the sun goes down. I will not ruin the surprise but it is quite frightening /interesting. Adelaide will lie as much as they can to keep people away but the truth has been told by several people. We will be setting up another night trip on an undisclosed date very soon. We are accepting 15 people to tag along and experience THE NIGHT LIFE OF ADELAIDE CEMETARY!

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