Octagon Farm

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It is said that a harrowing scene of a young woman being thrown form a horse replays nightly at this former dairy farm built in the 1850s. The site was turned into a bed-and-breakfast but is now closed.

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Geographic Information

Address:
34055 State Highway 10
Walton, NY
United States

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GPS:
42.17974146513329, -75.01691785448202
County:
Delaware County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Walton, NY (5.8 mi.)
Downsville, NY (6.9 mi.)
Delhi, NY (8.5 mi.)
Andes, NY (11.9 mi.)
Franklin, NY (13.5 mi.)
Bloomville, NY (15.1 mi.)
Otego, NY (17.0 mi.)
Roscoe, NY (17.8 mi.)
Unadilla, NY (18.2 mi.)
Margaretville, NY (19.0 mi.)

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  1. I’ve only heard of paranormal phenomenon here, however, I was raised quite a way up the road at a place at that time by the name of Spruce Hollow Farm. The foster family’s names were John & Antoinette Stump. In fact John Stump Sr. Ran an H&R Block office & did many ppl’s income taxes for many years. I have an evp detector & would very much like to one night go here and see this for myself. Could you tell me where I can park & where this woman walks the road? Does she cross back & forth or does she just walk up & down the side of the road? And what time is the best to see/hear anything? I also have other devices that would come in handy for such viewing/investigation purposes.
    Thanx! And I hope to hear from someone soon.

  2. I’ve lived in Walton my entire life. My father owns a business less than a half mile away. A childhood friend grew up in that house.

    I have never seen anything, neither has anybody I know personally. Lame.

  3. I’m the childhood friend of Andy that grew up in that house and I’ve never came in contact with a ghost. Also, the story you have is wrong lol. A young girl is said to have died in the house by falling down the stairs, no horse involved. If you can find the book titled “things that go bump in the night” you will find the story.

    The bed and breakfast is closed only because they built a motel across the street.

    • Do you know which “things that go bump in the night” book? There are a few and I already bought the wrong one. Any help appreciated!

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