Ghosts

  • Gray Lady Stories: Part 1

    By Julia Gabbard, Tour Guide

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    If asked what they know about Liberty Hall, most people will say “The Gray Lady.”  Humans are very interested in what lies beyond the grave, so it is no surprise that stories of the Gray Lady continue even now.  This is part one of a four-part series on Liberty Hall’s Gray Lady. However, to enjoy the stories of the Gray Lady, one needs to understand a bit about the Brown family while they lived, so I’ll start with a brief history.

  • Gray Lady Stories: Part 2

    By Julia Gabbard, Tour Guide

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    Gray Lady sightings continued into the 20th century. Some believe that participating in such occult activities, as the last resident of Liberty Hall, Mary Mason Scott (Mame), was known to do, can open doors to the spiritual realms, and create portals through which the dead may come and go.  Perhaps this could explain the ongoing, occasional encounters that so many claim to have had over the years.

  • Gray Lady Stories: Part 3

    By Julia Gabbard, Tour Guide

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    Throughout her nearly twenty-year tenure there, the Frances Coleman who took the photo, reported several mysterious incidents, which she herself witnessed or were experienced by visitors to the site. There were the common tropes of haunting, such as rocking chairs rocking on their own, doors opening or closing without assistance, and the sounds of other people in the house when there was no one else there.