Museum of Ashe County History

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It is reported that in 2010 a summer intern here witnessed a ghost. Working alone on the first floor, the intern heard a phone ring on the floor above, and then heard footsteps walking across the floor toward the sound, presumably to answer it.

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301 E Main St
Jefferson, NC 28640
United States

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36.421195, -81.47060799999997
Ashe County, North Carolina
Nearest Towns:
Jefferson, NC (0.2 mi.)
West Jefferson, NC (1.7 mi.)
Lansing, NC (5.8 mi.)
Boone, NC (18.1 mi.)
Mountain City, TN (18.9 mi.)
Trout Dale, VA (19.5 mi.)
Sparta, NC (20.3 mi.)
Mulberry, NC (20.4 mi.)
Millers Creek, NC (20.6 mi.)
Valle Crucis, NC (22.5 mi.)

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  1. again, i am starting a paranormal group and am lining up investigations to get it started. I was hoping to be allowed to do a lockdown in the museum.

    • we are a paranormal group Paranormal Mountain we will be at the museum on aug. 19 and looking for teck person we are from wilkes

  2. I am from this county and I was there one day when a file cabinet opened on its own and something was flipping through the files but nothing was there.

      • paranormal mountain  |  

        yes we was there 2 times on a paranormal investaition and have got evp and got shadow people and seen on our dvr camer system the judges chair move too and lot of orbs too and we be head back there again soon

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