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Academia Girl’s School - Real Haunt in Academia PA

  • Academia Rd.
  • Academia, PA
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These ruins remain of an 1800's building that was destroyed by a fire. There are many eerie stories that surround the place, one being of a gardener who set fire to cover his tracks after raping and killing many students. Another story says the girls at the school all died from a mysterious illness. The students' ghosts are said to linger on the property and can sometimes be heard crying or singing "London Bridge." Their murderer's apparition has been seen sitting on the steps of the nearby church, wearing all black. Other stories about the area include a phantom black hound, a force that drains car batteries and a curse on the land.
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  • Man in black

    Don't walk up the church drive way it will just piss him off u can also smell death up there. The smell of rotten blood and flesh if u r a girl under 18 don't go unless u have at least two men over 18

    Posted 6/6/20

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  • Never been to the site

    I've personally never been there, but I've heard about experiences from other people. They have mentioned the black dog and apparitions in the windows of the church nearby. The school, officially known as The Tuscarora Female Seminary was chartered in 1857, according to a book written by a local man named Wayne Taylor who taught history for 33 years in Juniata County. Interestingly enough, he recently had another book published. I think the title is Ghosts of Academia or Spirits of Academia. Might be worth reading to anyone who is interested

    Posted 10/6/19

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