According to local lore, this area near Bennett is a 40-foot circle in the middle of a forest in which nothing will grow. Legend has maintained, for over a century, that it is the site where the devil himself rises to the surface to wreak havoc on mankind. Reports say that a geological survey team investigated the area and could find no reason why nothing will grow here.
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- Devil's Tramping Ground Rd
Near Harper's Crossing, NC
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- 35.58480661286156, -79.48665298902438
- Chatham County, North Carolina
- Nearest Towns:
- Bennett, NC (3.5 mi.)
Goldston, NC (8.9 mi.)
Siler City, NC (9.7 mi.)
Gulf, NC (11.6 mi.)
Robbins, NC (11.8 mi.)
Ramseur, NC (13.9 mi.)
Farmville, NC (15.0 mi.)
Staley, NC (15.0 mi.)
Franklinville, NC (15.9 mi.)
Seagrove, NC (16.4 mi.)
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