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#16 Pink_Pear

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Posted 21 June 2003 - 01:40 PM

I've never been to Gettysburgh, but...

The ghost tours in Savannah, Georgia seem very genuine to me.  It is a very haunted city and a great place to visit.  I used to live there.

I've been on tours in the New England area, however, that "felt" fake to me.  And they cost much more than in Savannah!    

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Posted 25 June 2003 - 04:23 AM

Hi, because I live here I've heard alot of stories.   and lived in a haunted house growing up.                      savannah is a great place to hunt.    go on a walk or three, but you can pretty much go any place here,,its all good here.       i would love to join any one on any hunts here,,,but count me out of the forts,,i get to depressed at em.       you can walk down the street and run into someone that has,or knows someone with ghost stories(true ones)     any house has something going on .like I said ,,its a great place.

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Posted 14 September 2003 - 04:27 PM

We did the Ghosts of Gettysburg tour last halloween.  They follows closly to the stories in the Ghosts of Gettysburg series of books by Mark Nesbitt who also owns the Ghosts of Gettyburg tours.  All the books are very good.  We did it mainly for fun being Halloween and all.  If you are looking for real ghosts and real haunted places just go walking in Gettysburg in town or on the fields and you've found them, take your camera, a flashlight and be prepared to find something because you will.  I can't wait to make another trip there.
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Posted 09 December 2003 - 10:28 PM

[smiley=cwm27.gif] how about the new villagers?
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Posted 10 December 2003 - 12:43 AM

We didn't go on ghost walk.  I'm a cheapskate and tend to not hit up the tourist trap type activities.  See the ghosts walks are a business and although the stories may be true, but I'm sure they add to them to make them more exciting and or interesting.
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Posted 10 December 2003 - 02:30 PM

I think the ghost walks are bogus. People trying to capitalize on all the history of Gettysburg. But I believe that many people have seen/and or experienced  things independently on their own tours of the battlefield.
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Posted 10 December 2003 - 02:35 PM

Well I also feel that a good bit of it is made up as time goes on like any good ghost story goes. I have never been on one myself and dont actually plan on it anytime soon. I prefer to venture out on my own into the unknown. If I find something then great if I dont then just as good anyway, I still had a great time and didnt pay somebody to drag me around.
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Posted 11 December 2003 - 07:09 AM

I think these walks are a great big waste of time.  We pay people to give us a tour of the city and fill us with BS. There may be times when the story they tell is partially true, but I don't think there's as much truth as we want to believe. Hell, I'd rather find an old person whose lived in a town for their entire lives and have a cup of coffee with them and actually learn about the place than to pay someone to fill me full of it.  

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Posted 11 December 2003 - 11:20 AM

Here here Yawn! Old people are living libraries! ;D
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Posted 11 December 2003 - 11:26 AM

Old people can be mean as we've seen in another thread, but they also have all the inside information on a place.  Next time you want to spend money on one of these walks, go find a "village elder" and buy them lunch.  It could be the best $20 you ever spend.  They LOVE to tell stories.

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Posted 11 December 2003 - 04:46 PM

You have guessed my favorite passtime, LOL. I have done exactly that so many times its not even funny. I have made so many friends doing research, and I have gotten information that cant be found anywhere else.
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Posted 11 December 2003 - 07:45 PM

I agree that the ghost walks are more along the lines of theatrics and cool ghost stories but I do want to do the Ripper Walk in London.

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had the same idea as you as far as talking with older people
then cross-referencing against known history
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Posted 13 December 2003 - 05:11 AM

I THINK THE STORIES ARE TOTALLY TRUE BECAUSE FROM WHAT I HEARD, SO MANY PEOPLE DIED THERE IN THAT BATTLE AND NO ONE BOTHERED TO REMOVE THEIR BODIES. I THINK THERE WOULD BE PLENTY OF GHOST WALKIN GOIN ON THERE.  ;D ;) :) :-* [smiley=cwm11.gif]
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Posted 15 December 2003 - 01:11 PM

I've never been on one of these ghost walks, but I would be interested to do so.  I am not sure if they are real or fake but I do believe that behind every myth or story there is some truth behind it. I think the facts get stretched out a bit to make it more interesting.

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Posted 22 January 2004 - 05:47 PM

Even the myth stories are interesting, in my opinion.  I have researched MANY ghost lores and I find it quite entertaining to hear 5 differnt stories about the same place.  my, my, my.....
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