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Dawkins Road Oldham County Kentucky Haunting

This is a story I don’t tell very often. I grew up in Oldham County Kentucky, on Dawkins Road in an area called the Devil’s Backbone because of its higher elevation compared to the surrounding countryside. We lived in an old house that was supposedly built before the Civil War. It has been torn down some 20 years now.

Forty+ years ago, when I was around 12 or 13 years old, I had an experience with the paranormal. One night while in bed I felt a strange sensation like someone was staring at me. I was lying on my side and turned around and saw a young man with a mustache in 19th century attire looking right at me. I could see him clearly because of the faint porch light coming in through the window. I looked at him for a few seconds until I lost my nerve and ducked under the covers. When I looked back a second later …

July 29th, 2010 by Caretaker