Ghost Children of Oviedo

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There are stories about “ghost children” playing in the old celery fields off of Andrew and Chapman – to the casual observer they appear to be normal children, but approach and try to speak to them and they will disappear right in front of your eyes. (Not sure the exact location of these “fields” since Google Earth shows this area to be fairly well-covered in forest since at least the 1990s.)

The same sources that discuss this also say similar happenings occur “a few miles away on Anders Street”, but as far as we can tell there is no street by that name in Oviedo or anywhere closeby. Anyone who can fill us in on the details, please do!

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Andrew Lane and Chapman Road
Oviedo, FL
United States

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28.6392057, -81.22871190000001
Seminole County, Florida
Nearest Towns:
Oviedo, FL (2.5 mi.)
Goldenrod, FL (4.1 mi.)
Alafaya, FL (5.3 mi.)
Union Park, FL (6.0 mi.)
Winter Springs, FL (6.3 mi.)
Chuluota, FL (6.4 mi.)
Casselberry, FL (6.6 mi.)
Winter Park, FL (7.2 mi.)
Fern Park, FL (7.5 mi.)
Longwood, FL (8.0 mi.)


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  1. I have not been here, but my husband has stories about this place from when he was in college. You just go straight back down Andrew Ln. He said what happened to him is that his car radio started scanning through the stations on its own. Then, he saw a ghostly figure of a lady. At that point he freaked out so bad that he left. But I’ve told him I want to go there. So I’ll report back here after I do!

    By the way, he said the reason people see children in this location is because back when there actually were celery fields here, they took in orphans to work the fields in lieu of slaves. The children were badly mistreated and a lot of them died there.

  2. I know when I was a teenager I lived in Oviedo and every time I drove down Chapman and right about Andrews st my car would stall, granted it was an older car but not that old and it never ever stalled anywhere else but right there almost every time. I either went down that road super early in the morning or really late at night after work, and I would drive really fast down that road around that time so when it stalled I could at least past that street because it was creepy. There is a Cemetery right there so it made it extra creepy and I hated stalling right there. Im not one to believe that there is something there when I stall but really every time in the same place, next to a cemetery and a supposedly a haunted place….Spooky!!

  3. Drove down this road tonight with my boyfriend we got as far up to the metal gate and turned around. The first thing my boyfriend experienced when I was driving was the sudden cold air and feeling like the wind was knocked out of him. As I drove further down I experienced the something a little bit after him. I also noticed my headlights were flickering, heater went from being warm to turned down all the way to cold. I felt the presence of somebody or something trying to get into the car. Didn’t see any shadows or figures around us. As I turned around and headed back out the same mist appeared and got thicker than before. As we headed back home I still had the lingering effects as if we were still driving down Andrew Lane this time though the back of my neck was cold as if someone was breathing on me, and had goosebumps again. My boyfriend ended up feeling pressure against his head as if someone was squeezing it. I wouldn’t ever go back down that road again, but my boyfriend wants to go again and go down even further than I did just to see if he sees anything.

  4. What does that mean when you see them all
    the time a nd you hear them to they like hollow ghost in horror face ghost who invited them in what companies work with them in real life.

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