The University of South Carolina is said to be haunted by quite a few spirits. The library is said to be visited by former President McKissick, and ghostly soldiers and a spectral woman with long dark hair have been spotted at the DeSaussure College building. The woman is believed to be the daughter of the military’s Dr. Black, who was murdered by a group of soldiers. Shortly after that, the doctor’s daughter poisoned the guilty soldiers with wine, and drank some of the poisoned wine herself.
The 1855 Longstreet Theatre, used in the past as a Civil War morgue, is also believed to be a hot spot for paranormal activity.
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- University of South Carolina
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- 33.996112, -81.02742760000001
- Richland County, South Carolina
- Nearest Towns:
- Columbia, SC (0.5 mi.)
West Columbia, SC (2.7 mi.)
Forest Acres, SC (2.7 mi.)
Cayce, SC (3.4 mi.)
Springdale, SC (5.3 mi.)
Arcadia Lakes, SC (5.5 mi.)
Saint Andrews, SC (5.7 mi.)
Dentsville, SC (6.1 mi.)
Oak Grove, SC (6.7 mi.)
Saint Andrews, SC (6.8 mi.)
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