Piney Grove Church

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Piney Grove Church was established around the turn of the twentieth century and has four ghosts, according to reports. Witnesses have described strange lights, mists, shadows, and photographic anomalies.

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700 Piney Church Rd
Concord, NC
United States

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35.352445, -80.564479
Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Nearest Towns:
Concord, NC (4.0 mi.)
Harrisburg, NC (5.5 mi.)
Mount Pleasant, NC (7.9 mi.)
Midland, NC (9.4 mi.)
Kannapolis, NC (9.9 mi.)
Locust, NC (10.1 mi.)
Stanfield, NC (11.3 mi.)
Mint Hill, NC (12.8 mi.)
Red Cross, NC (13.2 mi.)
Enochville, NC (13.6 mi.)


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  1. Becky Richardson  |  

    Just got back from trying to find this church and ended up getting stuck in the mud. A cop ended up stopping us and told us that the church is no longer there and that a new fence has been put up to protect the cemetery that sat in front of the church. Impossible to find and considered trespassing.

    • W here you guys arrested, and did he tell you who to contact about the property should you want to place flowers or visit the graves? I see someone was buried there as late as 2011, but since the place is locked, who must you contact to visit?

    • I live about a half mile form here and passed the church almost daily, didnt know it was supposed to be haunted but they tore it down about a year and a half ago because kids were it as a party place

  2. I live in midland and have had strange experiences of my own in my home and am wandering about the area. I’ve heard it called hells half acre does anyone have any insight or comments

    • n franssen have you ever had anyone investigate your home. I am an investigator with Gaston Paranormal and if you would be interested please let me know. I would love to interview you. You can contact me at or hm # 704-240-4045. Thank you.

  3. I actually visited here back around 2007 twice when it was still up as a church.. Just to let you know the cemetery is very different and heavy by itself. I am a person who does not get scared and doesn’t believe in haunted locations..

    I do however believe in demons

    I will never go back there near that land again and I have 3 friends who witnessed the entire set of events. After which I went back to our apartment to use a Quija board which also for the first time actually worked although literally all of us went to the point we were not touching the guide. Needless to say I swore those off after that night.

    After visiting I became obsessed with wanting to know what I saw and experienced and learned the church was used for Voodoo at nights back when originally built. There are accusations of the preacher murdering a boy there and more. The church dropped attendance in the 90s and was just left abandoned, for years it sat literally untouched until vandals came in and turned it into a disaster.

    The experiences I had matched others, Flashing refusing to work at one main location, bring light shinning out of top church window onto the cemetery then turning off– no electricity to the building or cars on the road (we had a watch) Literally I started screaming and the guy beside me thought it was be shining the flashlight on him.. it wasn’t.. 2 college kids hauled ass into a car faster then you can possibly imagine. The other two were to the side at the truck, saw a light but were not looking. — Excited they wanted to continue .. I on the other hand felt something very dark and know to get the hell away if you ever feel that presence.

    Glad its gone, Just realized I moved literally right near it. I just never go that way..nor will I now.

    I am a photographer just wish I would have had a camera that night.

  4. Also in 2007 the graves were basically made up of pebbles outlining them, if there is a new cemetery along with that fence that means they upgraded. There are pictures online of how it used to look, I walked through it

    • Wow, So you think the place is really haunted? What time of the night did you guys go there. When I finally found the place, the church was already torn down and the fence was already there, locked. I guess relatives of the dead and anyone else are completely forbidden from going there.

      I wish I had some info on the place. I see as of recently, they have torn down some of the fence and looks like they are clearing off the land beside the church. I don’t know how to go about trying to find out what they are doing, but I hope they leave the cemetary alone. Hopefully its not a house they are building there, epsecially with the history behind the cemetary being haunted.

  5. Went back in 2005, didnt see or hear anything. Friend claimed little clear bubble thing in pics I took were orbs…but I saw/heard nothinh

  6. Crystal Martin  |  

    I got to explore before the fence went up. Although i did not get to see the church () the graveyard was not a letdown. It feels very heavy there. I have pics of orbs and actually ran away feeling like I was being followed.

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