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The Mayo House

Tarboro, North Carolina

The house is reported to be haunted by the Mayo family. In a fit of rage, Mr. Mayo killed his family and then hanged himself. It is said that if one approaches the house at night, he will be chased by dogs. The family will then come outside, get the dog, and invite the person inside. It is said that upon entering the house one will see a rope dangling the stair well. Suddenly, the rope and the family will vanish.

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meeshi says:

November 18, 2005, 4:32 pm

I think that would be cool to see. I like haunted stuff. But how do I know it’s true?

mandy says:

November 26, 2005, 9:59 pm

ive been in that house…

travis says:

December 1, 2005, 2:06 pm

will someone leave me a commit on where is this house located or send it to

travis says:

December 1, 2005, 2:07 pm

will someone leave me a commit on where is this house located or send it to please

thayet59 says:

December 9, 2005, 11:36 am

Yikes. This is kind of freaky. But the story lacks detail.

Jody McCurry says:

December 12, 2005, 9:48 am

I have never seen a true ghost but do beleive in ghost Not only because I am a christan but because I think when people die they are ethier in limbo plus I think in giving events in life bad things happen which make ghost even more real because of what happen. The thing for me is knowing fear maybe because it is felt in most cases but never seen Spirts I think can be felt but not seen. Ghost to most of us are ethier the unknown or the unepected to us that’s what makes it scary to we live in a world where on some sort human level we can face good and evil because it can be seen no matter what we are faced with but the thing is as human beings it’s hard for us as people to face or appect anything that is unknown yes ghost the only thing is I also think spirts can be angry of course giving the cards they were delt with. rather it was some part of history or tragic no matter what sprits have more of a reason to be mad if you were stuck between heaven and hell wouldn’t you be a little upset.

Danelle says:

January 4, 2006, 7:12 pm

I would like to know the address of this house. if anyone can tell me please drop me a line. Thanks.

Kelsi says:

January 20, 2006, 12:31 am

This house no longer stands… there was orginally two houses!! one burnt down 30 or so years ago and thats were that story supposly happened but no one has ever witnessed it.. the other got burnt down last year by sum stupid punks!! i know the storys of this house i have pictures… and been there many times… our farm is right next to it…..

rhochelle says:

March 9, 2006, 5:23 pm

I really don’t know what to say about this i’m speechless, what I do know is that the people who are submitting these stories need to be descriptive about these stories.

Taylor/Reyes says:

March 15, 2006, 2:40 pm

Jody McCurry: Ghosts exist because I own one!!

***This is response from the Taylor/Reyes corporation to take over the world, one ghost at a time***

Summer says:

March 23, 2006, 8:19 pm

wow :)

wayne says:

April 10, 2006, 2:40 pm

i have been there and have info on this house ….i researched the family for a yr…if anyone wants info contact me at….kelsi if u see this contact me…if u still live near there

Sare says:

April 15, 2006, 12:41 am

hey, this is not really that scary. but its still scary. thanks

Jen says:

April 29, 2006, 8:40 am

Freaky things happen in my house but it’s not meant to be haunted…i get scared on my own. i’m 13, i have a few ghost stories but some people say they aren’t true. i have a real ghost on my phone but i don’t no how to get it on the internet.
Anyway, this story does not sound true it sounds made up, but that’s what i think, it could be true for all I no…(it’s lacks proper detail) I mean, how does anyone know it’s true unless somebody has been there…I say it remains a mystery coz the house is no longer there…

hannah says:

May 24, 2006, 5:33 am

:D wow oh my :o

Shannon says:

June 21, 2006, 6:26 pm

Anyone interested in the paranormal, I am co founder of a local group in Fayetteville, North Carolina. My partner and I are looking for some new members willing to go on investigations. We have already partially investigated the Vander Light haunting. We still have to go back to with our equipment, but we did catch pictures of several orbs and ectoplasm. Our contact info is on our web site.
Thanks and hope to hear from you soon!!

katie rogers says:

August 16, 2006, 12:29 pm

OMG shut up i live near tarboro too. sucks ive never seen this place but what ever maybe soon. i guess but i do believe in ghosts and ive seen some and they are pretty scary to me and i freak when i see one. i cant hardly sleep. i think i have a ghost in my house b/c one night i was laying on my bed and then the bed slumped down and i just thought it was my cat but when i went to feel for the cat it wont there. so i got up and turn on the light and nothing was there but you could see the print on the bed. i was freaking out. so i couldnt sleep that night. later that night it felt like someone was rubbing my leg and i jumped up and once again, nothing. sometimes ill be sitting in my living room and my bedroom door will slowly open and i had it all the way closed. this mess is creepy. thank god im moving some time soon. well later ppl. SWE “09″ yea man!! lots of love!

william whichard lee says:

September 14, 2006, 2:55 pm

please anyone send me info my grandma dean lee lives in one of the mayo houses on shiloh farm road tarborowilliam so

william says:

September 15, 2006, 1:39 pm

please contact me on info

william says:

September 15, 2006, 1:39 pm

please contact me on info

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