Bridgewater Cemetery

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The isolated hilltop Bridgewater Cemetery is known to have a glowing tombstone. The grave is that of a man who appears in ghostly form at night to guard the cemetery’s gate.

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    Geographic Information

    Co Rd 400 S
    Lexington, IN
    United States

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    38.6350743, -85.7011819
    Scott County, Indiana
    Nearest Towns:
    Scottsburg, IN (5.1 mi.)
    Henryville, IN (7.4 mi.)
    New Washington, IN (10.0 mi.)
    Austin, IN (10.3 mi.)
    Memphis, IN (11.0 mi.)
    Kent, IN (11.2 mi.)
    Deputy, IN (11.3 mi.)
    Little York, IN (11.9 mi.)
    Charlestown, IN (12.7 mi.)
    Hanover, IN (13.4 mi.)


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    1. Two of our investigators were with a guest investigator who had never been on an investigation. We were at Bridgewater Cemetery in Scottsburg, Indian. We were only there for 10 minutes, it being a 45 minute drive. We were only in the graveyard for about 2 minutes. The moment when we start recording we heard this loud scream. The sound in this file doesn’t due justice for how it sounded in real life with our own ears. It sounded all around us, and it sounded like there were several screams at once. We have done our fair share of trying to prove this was not some paranormal phenomenon, we have listened to many different animals native to Indiana and have not found a match. Our only two conclusions is that it was a person, or something paranormal. However, this is out in the middle of nowhere, the closest house is pretty far away.

      We have spent the last 3 years trying to debunk this. We have listened to countless animals and have not found anything close.

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    2. My friend and I visited the cemetery day before yesterday. We drove up to the gate and turned the car around in case we wanted to bolt out of there being the cemetery is on a dead end road. We put the car in park, rolled down the Windows, and shut the engine off. It was so quiet though you could barely hear dogs barking way off in the distance. Are flashlight immdently began to malfunction luckily we both had lights on are phones. As soon as we began to walk into the cemetery we heard a loud bang. We immediately ran to the car jumped in. I reached into my pocket grabbed the keys and turned on the ignition and lights. What was that?? We both were freaked out. Looking around we noticed a red gate over to left of us completely open. We had noticed the gate when we had turned the car around with are headlights and both of us agreed it was most definitely closed. After about 10 min of catching are breath we both decided to walk up to the gate to see what was going on. We left the car running with the headlights on and began slowly walking to the red gate.Before we got to close all of a sudden we both heard what sounded like a horse and then heard what sounded like galloping through the woods to the right of the red hate. We both ran for the car jumped in a sped out of there down the gravel road. I suppose maybe the landowner had a horse or something but it still scared us.

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