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Chowan University has a ghostly “Brown Lady” on the third floor of its Columns Building. Her footsteps have been heard, and security guards have chased her thinking she was a prankster. And at Belks Hall, the ghost of a little girl who fell down the stairs while riding a tricycle laughs or screams, and a student who committed suicide also is rumored to show up here. A piano-playing ghost haunts the Music Hall, and at Mixon Hall, a student who hanged himself on the stairs haunts the second floor.

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1 University Dr
Murfreesboro, NC 27855
United States

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36.43590457009744, -77.09841066607623
Hertford County, North Carolina
Nearest Towns:
Murfreesboro, NC (0.4 mi.)
Como, NC (6.7 mi.)
Conway, NC (7.3 mi.)
Severn, NC (7.5 mi.)
Woodland, NC (9.6 mi.)
Winton, NC (9.7 mi.)
Boykins, VA (11.6 mi.)
Cofield, NC (11.8 mi.)
Ahoskie, NC (12.1 mi.)
Branchville, VA (12.5 mi.)

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