John D. Long Lake

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John D. Long Lake is the spot where Susan Smith killed her children by strapping them into her vehicle and rolling it into the lake, claiming her kids were kidnapped by a carjacker. Folks who have visited the monument erected to them here claim to have heard children’s laughter and seen orbs.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Lake John D. Long
Union, SC
United States

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GPS:
34.77516471321744, -81.50994417567136
County:
Union County, South Carolina
Nearest Towns:
Lockhart, SC (2.8 mi.)
Monarch Mill, SC (5.9 mi.)
Union, SC (7.7 mi.)
Buffalo, SC (10.4 mi.)
Jonesville, SC (10.6 mi.)
Carlisle, SC (12.9 mi.)
Hickory Grove, SC (15.3 mi.)
Sharon, SC (15.5 mi.)
Lowrys, SC (15.5 mi.)
Gayle Mill, SC (16.1 mi.)

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  1. Not haunted. There are houses all around the lake, families with children. I’m sure they have heard children laughing from there. Orbs could be anything, car lights, boat lights etc…people do fish this lake as well.

  2. I visited the memorial and could feel a presence as well. I had my daughter with me who was 4 at the time and she asked me where the kids were. I said hunny what kids? I assumed she was talking about the two little boys that drowned there Michael and Alex. She said the ones that keep laughing. I heard nothing. But she kept looking around and saying “me can’t see you.” So I believe there is something there.

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