New Salem Church Cemetery

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At the New Salem Baptist Church Graveyard, visitors have reported unexplained moving lights, voices, temperature anomalies, eerie feelings, touches from something unseen, and other strange phenomena.

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Geographic Information

Off 414
East of Tigerville, SC
United States

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35.08187363582548, -82.33998012536176
Greenville County, South Carolina
Nearest Towns:
Tigerville, SC (1.9 mi.)
Slater-Marietta, SC (9.2 mi.)
Travelers Rest, SC (9.8 mi.)
Tryon, NC (10.4 mi.)
Saluda, NC (10.7 mi.)
Landrum, SC (10.7 mi.)
Campobello, SC (11.0 mi.)
Taylors, SC (11.4 mi.)
Gramling, SC (11.7 mi.)
Greer, SC (11.8 mi.)


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  1. this place is terrifying lots of stuff happened to me an my friends here and when even leaving the place something dark followed us and did something to my friends.

  2. I have visited this location several times, day and night, I have never seen or felt anything here. No EVP’s, no photo anomalies, my personal opinion: Not Haunted

  3. Went to the Graveyard this evening, Took pictures. The one thing that happened right off was that my cell phone battery went from 49% to 3% immediately. I’m talking from the road to the end of driveway, which is about 150 feet. I was shocked that i was able to get some pics taken. The only thing i thought and felt like i saw was running dark shadows in the few woods around it. like real fast going behind tree to tree. Wasn’t enough to scare me. But when i looked at pics,after charging battery, there was like a weird haze behind the graves and in the woods.

  4. My wife and i visited about 12 am and both had such bad feelings apon arrival and she felt a heavy presence as well as something tugging at her necklace. We did not stay to walk eventhough wanted to. Personal opinion something bad was lurking the grounds.

  5. Went there twice now. Apparently hangout for teens backed into dirt road next to cemetery. We got out and walked. Was just about to get right up on the back of the cemetery and big dog was next to our car…growled and barked… disappeared into the woods next to the car. Never saw or heard dog again because we went straight back to the car and sat inside and locked doors. Did catch some orb activity, quite large in fact for orbs. Looked as if something was pacing back and forth at back of cemetery as well. There are no trespassing signs and the cemetery is not gated off. Easy access. Just be mindful and don’t desecrate graves.

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