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Prospect Hill Cemetery

Front Royal, Virginia

Inside the Soldier’s Circle, lies a grave at which some claim to have seen a man kneeling and weeping; it is thought that he is saddened by his own death. Another woman has been seen dressed in attire from the mid 1880s. Her identity is not know, however.

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tammy says:

June 7, 2011, 4:10 pm

I live in the white house right next to the wall to the cemtery the back of our house is right in th cemetery and well we hav lots of activity at our house I have seen a man in my kitchen with a uniform and hat on walk past me on several occasions while in my kitchen we have heard voices of men and women in our home our dogs bark at the wall somtimes the cats just stare at the wall as if watching something I hear voices of the morning greting me as I take my dogs for thir morning walk at 5:50 am so yes prospect hill cemtery has lots of activity its not very day or we dont xprienc things every day but come around right before or during a storm that seems to b whn ther is lots of activity

Zee says:

September 18, 2013, 6:59 pm

So i Visited The Cemetary Today & Scoped The Neighborhood. Residents Say There Is a Lady In Black But She Is Not Deceased & Comes Once a Year In Honor of The Soldiers. Nothing Paranormal Happened Tho.

Kay says:

February 15, 2014, 4:30 pm

When I was 18 I stayed at the Woodward House on Manor Grade in Front Royal, for about a month. (It was not called the Woodward House at that time, but the elderly owner rented rooms. I stayed in room #1. Every night I was there just as I had fallen alseep, the closet opened and these black misty baloon like figures came out and circled the ceiling all night. There was a swooshing sound that followed them. They terrified me. When I was alot oldder I went back and stayed in room #1. Nothing. Except–I just realized Prospect Cemetary is in their backyard. Glad I didn’t know that then….

Alisia says:

June 9, 2014, 3:19 pm

I have lived in front royal for about a month now. but i am familiar with the area due to family living up here over the years. and my younger sister goes to the middle school across the street from Prospect cemetery and ive gone there my self around 9 pm and saw nothing.

Aimee says:

October 14, 2014, 5:00 pm

I live down the street from this cemetery and visit often. I like to bring a book up there and read when I’m feeling stressed. I have not seen either of these ghosts, but have seen some standing over graves.

Will says:

November 8, 2014, 11:10 am

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We take our research very seriously. We are especially sensitive to cases concerning individuals or families that find themselves in situations where activity that is potentially paranormal in nature is causing fear, oppression, doubt, and general disruption to their lives. You should feel safe in your own home or place of business. In a paranormal-ridden location, this may not be the case. We do our best to answer questions, provide evidence and facilitate an understanding of the paranormal so that our clients are better able to cope with the activity at their location. We not only help clients determine if the activity is paranormal, we also try to find the origins of the activity and if applicable, we attempt to find peace for any human spirits that may be linked to the haunting.

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Ashley says:

March 2, 2015, 4:45 pm

i use to live on overlook drive my house sat right across from the Cemetery right, down the road from the high school and my brother and I, his friend and my friend use to always sneak into the cemetery n the middle of night and we would go walking through it and we seen quite a few encounters, Civil War soldiers, kids, a lady n white, lady in black. Some Times we had the feelin of people touchin us, and ppl followin up and turn around and nobody was there even gone out on Halloween night and that was about to freakist I’ve ever been. Also have them commin n our house ive woke up quite a few times with ppl walkin around in my room and have had a lady dressed in 1800 clothes sittin on my bed staring at me scared the **** outta me! I now live n luray and have family burried there but haven been back in A few yrs! Need to get back there again soon. But to all the naysayers it is one of the most haunted cemeteries around!!!!!!!!????????????????????????????

Zumi says:

June 15, 2016, 4:10 pm

I eat lemon cake at this cemetary every morning at 2:43 AM and I have seen the old man with the Stetson hat many times and he is hunched over a dead lady. I also have seen the man mowing the lawn! He have no legs and no hands!

Damon says:

June 15, 2016, 4:17 pm

OMG! I have seen Zumi eating lemon cake when I am in this cemetary grooming my dog. She is a ghost!

Tabby says:

June 17, 2016, 1:42 pm

We are going to be holding a candlelight vigil for Zumi at the old bridge on Friday if anyone is interested in coming. I will finalize a time once we know everyone’s availability. Let’s lay this poor spirit!

Tabby says:

June 17, 2016, 1:46 pm

To Rest!!! I meant lay to rest. OMG!! I didn’t mean any disrespect!!! I am crying right now.

Zumi says:

June 27, 2016, 3:55 pm

I walked by the tracks the other night to find spot to eat cake and I see me on the ground but not moving. It make me cold

Mary says:

June 30, 2016, 3:40 pm

Something happened to me last night in my home. I was ravaged by an invisible apparition.


Mary says:

June 30, 2016, 3:42 pm

Zumi – I am in love with you! I think that we can make it work.

Mary says:

June 30, 2016, 4:16 pm

Why won’t you answer me Zumi! Is that how it is? You get what you need and don’t want to see me anymore??!! Go to hell!!

Mary says:

June 30, 2016, 4:20 pm

I’m so sorry! I love you! I need you!!! I will be near the tall statue (the one of the woman crying) at 2:30 am, lying on the ground in a red dress, no panties. My eyes will be closed and I will be awaiting your lemony breath!!!

George says:

July 1, 2016, 4:35 pm

Mary WTF is wrong with you???

Zumi says:

July 7, 2016, 3:33 pm

Can’t eat last night, bright light coming from trees, so bright I see nothing else

Zumi says:

July 15, 2016, 3:33 pm

This my favorite so I come back here and think the light will not follow but its everywhere!

Zumi says:

July 25, 2016, 1:54 pm

get cold at night. I found jacket once and went to sleep but when I wake up in same clothes before.

Glen says:

July 28, 2016, 2:12 pm

I was near the cemetery last night for a walk when suddenly I heard crying coming from inside of the fence. From where I was at in the school parking lot I could see a figure slumped against a tombstone and sobbing. It was a male figure holding a plate in his lap but it didn’t have anything on it. He looked to be petting an animal but I could not see one near him. I got out of there as quickly as I could and stole a glance back when I hit the street and he was no longer there!

George says:

August 1, 2016, 3:38 pm

Glen – it sounds like you have encountered Zumi, otherwise known as the lemon cake ghost. He does not mean you any harm, quite a benevolent spirit and from what I’ve seen he is petting his dog Opi.

Mary says:

August 1, 2016, 3:56 pm

I was at the cemetery that night but you’re right, twas not Zumi who took me. It was a squirrel and while my eyes were closed waiting for my lemony lover he stored a walnut inside of me. I fell asleep crying but awoke to a homeless man removing the walnut at 4am!! HE TOOK ME TOO AND THEN FELL ASLEEP THERE FOR 2 MORE HOURS! THERE IS THAT WHAT YOU WANTED YOU INSENSITIVE DIRTY BIRDY MAN CHOWDER SALLY?

Mary says:

January 5, 2018, 4:30 pm

Where is my lemony lover? I’m like you now Zumi!

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