Crestwood Cemetery

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Rumored to be located on a former slave plantation, people claim that it is haunted by slaves who died there. The specific claim that is most often repeated is that of a hanged slave that appears in the trees.

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    Geographic Information

    2209 E Broad St
    Gadsden, AL
    United States

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    33.98875, -85.97019399999999
    Etowah County, Alabama
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    1. The east and south boundaries of this cemetery adjoin a well populated black neighborhood. The “haunting” is most likely someone taking a short-cut home.

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