The Dancing Ghost of Grancer Harrison

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William “Grancer” Harrison loved dancing and parties so much, that he built a dance hall on his property to hold weekly festivities. As he aged he realized he would not live forever and so had a grave site with an above ground tomb constructed near the dance hall so that he might enjoy the parties, even after death. After he did die, the parties at his homestead gradually petered out, but folks claim they still hear music and occasionally see old Grancer kicking up his heels and dancing a jig. Apparently for some, death doesn’t stop the party.

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    Geographic Information

    Address:
    County Road 484
    Kinston, AL 36453
    United States

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    GPS:
    31.208270558825312, -86.14437228442057
    County:
    Coffee County, Alabama
    Nearest Towns:
    Kinston, AL (1.7 mi.)
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    Opp, AL (8.3 mi.)
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    Babbie, AL (11.8 mi.)
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    1. My friends and I have experienced the music being played from grancer’s grave site on a Saturday. We went very deep into the stories and did our share of research until finally we got the nerve up to go. We went out there and sat in the truck with it idling for a long time until we decided to get out and walk around in a small group, however we had my little sister with me so we took shifts and rotated out so that someone would at all times be with her because she was small and it was to cold for her to get out in the weather. On one shift I stayed with her I heard what I thought to have been horses running laps around the truck which was odd because it was said that he had horses, until finally we heard the violin playing and it got louder and louder and was surprisingly very clear and understandable. it was hushed or distant sounding. We never heard footsteps on the grave or any of that. However it wasn’t a scary experience it was actually very comfortable and calming compared to how the dark, cold, empty grave yard had felt minutes before. Its located in a odd spot, its on a dirt road which people live on to this day and it has an open field attached to the grave yard. The dance hall was in good shape besides the fact that people had held rituals there and it was obvious so we didn’t get to involved with that.

    2. When i had. First moved to alabama an made some friends my now best friend took me out there and told me the story, you could hear faint music, but after avoiding walking on his grave I slipped and about broke my ankle and my phone was the only one acting very weird nothing but static it was awesome

    3. I live next to the cemetery. And I have my entire life. My father owned all the land surrounding it until I was a teenager. I’ve spent several nights out there. Camped right next to his grave. Slept in the old church. Because I love the paranormal. But never heard music or dancing. I’m kind of jealous

    4. Where is the actual home site at? Is this it? He was suppose to have big mansion and several homes around it. But No trace remains at all?

    5. My wife, sister, brother-in-law just went this past Saturday (6/29/2017). We were there from 1115 pm until 6/30/2017 400 am. We videod, took pictures and did some digital voice recordings throughout the cemetery and the old dance hall and didn’t get anything..zero! Still, it was a fun adventure.

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