Local folklore has it that this oak tree, over 400 years old, was the site of two deaths. One was Norman Harwood, who purchased the property around 1900, and is said to have killed himself under the tree. The second was James Ormond II, who owned a plantation here. Ormond’s body also was found under the tree, although it is unclear whether it was a murder or a suicide. Nowadays, folks say the apparition of a man walks in the vicinity of the tree and leaves onlookers feeling intense sorrow.
If you've had a paranormal experience here, or have any additional information about this location, please let us know!
What do you think? Is this place really haunted? Voice your opinion here! Click "thumbs up" if you think its haunted, or "thumbs down" if you think its all just a tall tale.
- 3301 Old Dixie Highway
Ormond Beach, FL
Get Directions »
- 29.3882785339696, -81.13118290895727
- Volusia County, Florida
- Nearest Towns:
- Ormond-by-the-Sea, FL (4.7 mi.)
Flagler Beach, FL (6.0 mi.)
Ormond Beach, FL (8.4 mi.)
Beverly Beach, FL (8.8 mi.)
Bunnell, FL (9.3 mi.)
Holly Hill, FL (11.5 mi.)
Daytona Beach, FL (13.9 mi.)
Palm Coast, FL (14.4 mi.)
South Daytona, FL (17.2 mi.)
Daytona Beach Shores, FL (17.2 mi.)
Please note: It is your responsibility to acquire appropriate permissions before investigating any location listed on this site. Private property should be respected at all times, as should all posted signs concerning trespassing, hours of operation and other local regulations. Many "ghost hunters" have been arrested because they failed to contact property owners and/or local authorities ahead of time.
Disclaimer: The stories posted here are user-submitted and are, in the nature of "ghost stories," largely unverifiable. HauntedPlaces.org makes no claims that any of the statements posted here are factually accurate. The vast majority of information provided on this web site is anecdotal, and as such, should be viewed in the same light as local folklore and urban legends.