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The Night The Ghost Got In , A True Ghost Story

The Graveyard on Boundary Street in Newberry South Carolina is one of the spookiest places on earth.

The Graveyard on Boundary Street in Newberry South Carolina is one of the spookiest places on earth.

The Night The Ghost Got In , A True Ghost Story

In 2001 I was living in Newberry South Carolina with my girlfriend in a garage apartment on Boundary Street just up the street from the old Boundary Street Cemetery. Before 2001 I had believed in ghosts and paranormal activity but in 2001 in Newberry South Carolina I and my girlfriend would have paranormal experiences that we will never forget.And below in our true ghost story we are going to share our tales of paranormal activity with you. So please read this true ghost story and post a comment below.

Late in August of that year we came to call one particular night , " The Night The Ghost Got In ". Because that night in particular we were to come to know that ghosts not only exist but some of them are very territorial and they may even attack. Because you see the garage apartment where we lived was very haunted and was a hot bed of paranormal activity. Before the night in question we had saw and heard all kind of things. The bedroom of the apartment had windows all the way around it and we would lay there at night and watch orbs of light come in one bedroom window and dance around the bedroom and then go out a different window.

Doors in the apartment would open and close on their own and lights would go off and on completely by themselves. We would be laying in bed and items in the room would be thrown across the room quite often barely missing us. Often we would be laying there in bed and something would jerk the cover we were covered with completely off of us and off the bed and throw it over in the corner.One night I woke up to see our cat thrown across the room and onto our bed from the darker part of the bedroom. The cat got out of the apartment the next morning and it would not come back into the apartment.

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When there would be a thunderstorm that summer we would often see ghosts dancing on the church roof across the street from our apartment. These clearly dead people would dance in the air and run and jump off the roof into the air and vanish. You don't have to see something like that but one time for it to be a permanent part of your memory.

By August of 2001 the paranormal activity in and around our apartment had increased to the point to where we had abandoned sleeping in the bedroom and were now sleeping in the living room floor on an air mattress. It was just that bad in the bedroom. So we shut the bedroom and started sleeping in the living room floor.

At this time the ghost in the apartment went to a whole new level and one night while my girlfriend was taking a shower the ghost waited until she was washing her hair and had soap in her eyes and he washed her back. I heard her telling someone how good it felt and I walked closer to the bathroom door and listened. She thought that it was me washing her back but when I jerked open the door she realized that the ghost had been the one washing her back.

My girlfriend was at first scared at what had happened but then she got really scared that a ghost could wash her back and she could think it was me. At one point that evening she told the ghost he better leave her along. Later that evening when she went to the bathroom the ghost attacked her in the short hall that led to the bathroom. The ghost shoved her backwards so strongly that he left two large hand prints on her upper chest area.Almost an hour later after we had left the apartment you could still see the hand prints the ghost left on her.

She said it felt so real when it was happening that she thought someone was in the dark apartment with us. But of course there was no one living and breathing in the apartment but me and her. And at the same time the ghost was shoving her backwards back towards the living room where I was we heard loud banging in the bedroom like someone was in there tearing it apart. I rushed past her and for five to six minutes could not get the bedroom door open. Nothing was moved or out of place when I finally got into the bedroom but it felt so cold , so unnaturally cold in there and you could actually see your breathe in the bedroom.

We packed a few clothes and left the apartment that night. We just could not stay there after the ghost had attacked my girlfriend. I didn't want to remain there any longer and my girlfriend just flat out refused. A few days later we went back and removed our belongings from the apartment. And that is the story of , " The Night The Ghost Got In " .

Now while we don't have a video like Paranormal Activity or Paranormal Activity 2 these events happened. Something tossed our cat across the bedroom onto the bed with us. And then on that one particular night the ghost washed my girlfriends back and later attacked her. There was something in that apartment that would make the air stand up on the back of your neck. I truly believe a ghost attacked my girlfriend and washed her back.

Update February 24, 2012

I have since found out that the Boundary Street Elementary School is built on top of part of the graveyard that is there on Boundary Street in Newberry South Carolina. In 2011 they cleaned the remaining part f the graveyard up some and cut the grass but it is still one of the spookiest graveyards I have ever visited. In further investigations I have found many more people who claim that the school there is haunted. Shadow people and ghosts are said to walk through class rooms while school is going on.

There are many other tales of paranormal activity all over Newberry South Carolina. The apartment we used to live in is still there but the people living there now would not talk to us about anything paranormal going on there. However I'm sure that the paranormal activity there would not have just stopped. To me the paranormal experiences we had there were some of the spookiest paranormal experiences that I have ever had. I would like to be able to go back to the apartment there with the equipment I now have but I doubt if that will ever happen. I know for a fact what happened there during the summer of 2001 and it was simply amazing. As I find out more information I will be back and update this page. Thanks for reading.

Have you had similar experiences. Why not tell us about your story below in the comment section. And thanks for reading my Hub Page.

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(C) October 2010 by Thomas Byers aka Crazyhorsesghost

(C) October 2010 by Thomas Byers aka Crazyhorsesghost

I hope you enjoyed " The Night The Ghost Got In " and that you will post a comment now. Thanks for reading.

Kim Jenkins. on October 14, 2018:

Awesome! Ghost story! I am a 5th generation Psychic, Wich means it's in my DNA, it goes 5-generations back, many strange things have happened to me. Even during childhood, and even now, your story about the Apartment was just plain Awesome! I have had similar experiences through-out my entire life! I think I could probably write a book! Lol. Just wanted to say that your true ghost story, was amazing!... My sister lives in Charleston SC .

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Lanae on September 03, 2018:

My daughter bought a house that is over 120 years old. In a picture it looks like a little boy looking out an upstairs window. She laughed it off and bought the house. A few weeks into living there my youngest daughter Leann was visiting to see her sister Marsha’s new home. Marsha’s 3 year old daughter was staring at the stairway. Leann asked Vayda what are you looking at? Vayda said Bottletree. Leann asked Bottletree? Vayda replied he’s the boy that lives upstairs. He likes to play sometimes. Now 2 years later, the next door neighbor was having a garage sale. Marsha was helping her. A lady asked which house do you live in. When Marsha pointed to her house the lady said I lived there about 5 years ago. Have you seen the little boy? Marsha said what boy? The lady said the ghost boy upstairs, his name is Bobby Dee. My daughter is now freaked out!!

Tammy Coggins on June 16, 2017:

You have a demonic infestation. Please be careful or giving the right opportunity they may come in. You being possessed that is. Absolutely nothing to play with.

Angela on September 04, 2015:

Hi I have a ghost he's been with me since I was in my early teens Mum and Dad said it attached himself to me when we were out walking past a very old house, he's been my guardian angle ever since he save my life on more than one occasion, but he's always with me when a member of my family passes away he's with me when they visit to say goodbye to me.

Mum said I inherited the knack from my Grandmother she too could see them, I have never been scared except for once and that when he deliberately scared me so I would jump out of my bed run out of my room, the roof collapsed onto my bed if I had still been in it at the time I would have been either dead or very badly injured.

Now when appears I take not of my surroundings to see what is a danger to me.

I have seen all of my family members who have passed over to the other side and no they don't talk about it they only come to tell me something that I need to pass onto other members of the family and to say goodby sometimes they just smile and that's it.

Royce on January 23, 2015:

Crazy, I actually had a really terrifying experience on Halloween night 2014 while I was waiting for my ride at the skatepark, Story in my profile, thanks.

Mrslarr on September 17, 2014:

I have pics that look like yours. I'm soo glad because now I'm not stressing wondering if all this could be a consistence The orbs and glare or mist. I have a shadow person in my bedroom (djinn??) and in my bathroom. One of our bedrooms used to lock and shut the door. It touched me several times. I don't like it. I got it on film and my mom made me delete it. I am always ignoring something. I had a digital recorder and it would talk a lot. It started mimicking my voice my son too. It would talk to my son and I didn't like that at all. But it's respecting my wishes for the most part.

Some people commented that having a goat as a friend is ok. It's not. They are not the same as us, nor do they think the same as we. Our spirits don't walk the earth, yso every ghost is trapped energy or something else. Their level of mischief vary among type and individual. But do not mistake them for a friend. They are looking for gratification of some level, believe that you will not be happy if your ass becomes

tied to one. Tell it to go and ignore it. Anyway. I'm in central California USA. WISH someone was here that could see what I do here. I'm alone a lot while everyone is working at school or sleeping or with friends and the TV. They notice nothing and now I'm the crazy one!

Good luck to you, if you want to come here and test go right ahead. They never fail to jump at an opportunity - yet. :)

Thomas Byers (author) from East Coast , United States on March 30, 2014:

Other than getting rid of the China not much is going to help. She may well be attached to the China. I've seen this happen with many things down through the years.

Lillian S. on March 30, 2014:

I have what I believe to be the spirit of my great aunt. When she passed away in 2013 and we inheireted some of her really old China. We put the pieces in a China cabinet with other pieses and locked it so that my cat didn't open it. However for the past year since her passing, the *locked* cabinet has opened in front of us, while we are having supper, and while we sleep. It terrifies me to know that there is a presence in my home. As much as I would like to purchase paranormal activity, I have neither the patience, nor the equipment to do so. Any help or advice?

Thomas Byers (author) from East Coast , United States on March 28, 2014:

Thanks for your comment. I really appreciate it. This is the worse case of a ghost attacking that I have ever known.

Linda Rogers from Minnesota on March 28, 2014:

Woe, what a scary story about the ghost in your apartment. Your poor girlfriend and your poor cat. It's a good thing you got out of there because that was not a friendly ghost. Who knows what could have happened if you didn't leave. I've had many ghost visits and write about them as well. Thankfully, my stories are not about the ticked off type of ghost. Sharing this everywhere. Thanks for sharing :-)

Taylor1984 on August 13, 2013:

Crazy horse you are one of the best writers ever. My aunt has some of your old writing from newspapers here in New York . I hope people know how great of a writer you are.

Ghost hunter on June 19, 2013:

One hell of a great story here. I would have been scared to death

Thomas Byers (author) from East Coast , United States on May 03, 2013:

Yes the cat knew something was up. I have had other cats and dogs that seemed to know something was up paranormal.

Josh Woods from United States on May 02, 2013:

What a chilling experience. Personally I would have been out the door a little sooner. Did your cat ever show signs of knowing of the paranormal activity before you or your girlfriend? It is said that animals sense these things. Did this experience leave any emotional scares for either of you?

Some believe that certain people are more in tune with the supernatural, maybe you and your family share that gift or curse. Thank you for sharing such a chilling story and for the Experiences With Your Moms Ghost @ - I really feel like spirits are drawn to you.

Thomas Byers (author) from East Coast , United States on October 17, 2012:

Thanks John. It happened just the way I told it. It was one of the spookiest experiences I have ever had.

JohnM from Miami Florida on October 17, 2012:

Oh man what a ghost story. This is a great ghost story for anytime of the year not just Halloween. I'm glad I've never been that close to a ghost. At least not that I know. Thanks again for a wonderful Hub Page and you did really great work again.

Thomas Byers (author) from East Coast , United States on June 20, 2012:

Glad you found the story. I promise you it happened just the way I wrote it. That apartment in Newberry South Carolina was one of the most haunted places I ever lived. The Boundary Street Graveyard is one of the most interesting ones I've ever been to. I wish you could have the opportunity to photograph the graveyard there also. Thanks for your comment. It is appreciated.

Parks McCants from Eugene Oregon U.S.A. on June 20, 2012:

Well... I'd like the opportunity to photograph the graveyard. Good story. Pesky Ghosts.


minymoe678 on January 12, 2012:

i am thouroughly scared now

Paranormal Activity on November 15, 2011:

This is one of the best ghost stories I have ever read. Really interesting and a great story.

ghost story reader on October 31, 2011:

Wow what a story. Your a wonderful writer. You should publish a book. Thanks for the great story.

Sue Gee on October 30, 2011:

Wow! That was hair raising! My brother lived in a house that was said to be haunted by Mary Minster Miles. (hope spelling is correct). He had very similar experiences as you describe. When I visited him in Hollywood, CA, he put me in this room he called the Victorian. I had a dream that the lady-Mary was standing on the balcony-that was the window to the room. Later on that next day, my brother said that is why he put me in there--so I would meet her. It was originally her favorite room in the house. I didn't learn about her until he told me that day--so the visit dream was pretty wild. TY for being here and writing about you and your girlfriends expeience. You write well.

gabby0506 on August 30, 2011:

We once had been on a pilgrimage (11 of us) in an SUV. it was 3 a.m and we stopped the car because the engine was way too heated. Myself and my cousins went to pee while my other family members were normally talking. Soddenly someone threw a stone on our car and the front window broke into pieces.

From nowhere, stray dogs gathered around our car and began howling. We were frightened and left the place. After travelling a few miles ahead we found a few villagers passing by. We stopped to tell them the incident and all they said was "A mad lady used to live there and 6 months ago she committed suicide. Since then we have been coming across such strange activities too".

Agates5 on August 24, 2011:

Great story. My brother and I do some amature ghost hunting. I'm still a bit of a skeptic, but I have had some strange happenings I can't explain. I'm hoping to get started writing about them soon.

Sheila Kennedy from Australia on August 17, 2011:

Thank you, still very new to this, and not sure what is allowed.

Thomas Byers (author) from East Coast , United States on August 16, 2011:

There is you a click-able link Sheila to your blog.

I have seen things all my life. As have other members of my family and a very close friend of mine. There are just some people who can see ghosts and some people who can not.

Thanks for your comment.

Sheila Kennedy from Australia on August 16, 2011:

Hi Crazyhorseghost, Thank you for sharing your experiences, not an easy thing to do. I am a 'ghost buster' from way back, and have made it a part of my life to move them on. I have communicated with 'Earthbound energies' as I call them since I was a small child, and have only had a couple of personal expericnces of them being violent, one tried to push a colleague and I down a flight of stairs at Daylesford in Australia. I have wrtitten a small book due for re-release and about to release a more in depth one very soon. I l look forward to reading more from you.

For the 2 questions aboove, there can be a difference between an 'earthbound or a ghost' and an entity, for more info my blog at

Thomas Byers (author) from East Coast , United States on August 09, 2011:

I have an entity in my house now. In fact two that I know of but not the ones that were in Newberry SC. There was something evil about the spirits in Newberry. I have the spirits of an old man and a old woman in my house now.

albertovich on June 20, 2011:

Wow what can i say, it's getting crazier by the day, i mean more and more people are starting to see,feel and hear things that didn't happen as much before, just one question did this entity follow you to your new place?

Great Hub!

Thomas Byers (author) from East Coast , United States on May 17, 2011:

Thanks for the comments. I am glad everyone likes the story.

Tammy on May 06, 2011:

I have had a few ghost stories I wrote about. They can be creepy if you aren't prepared. Great read!

Olya on April 14, 2011:

Looking forward to watching your new show! Good luck to you Crazyhorsesghost!

Thomas Byers (author) from East Coast , United States on April 13, 2011:

Great comments there. I am currently working on a new show about Ghosts that will appear here on Hub Pages and on You Tube.

Olya on March 26, 2011:

I have had such experience when I was 15-16. It happened in my hometown Ashkhabad, Turkmenistan. I was at home alone for the whole month since my parents and brother took a trip to the Black Sea and I did not want to go with them. So I was alone with my three dogs and at night I put my German Shepherd and a small Maltese dog outside in the yard because that couple made a perfect protection from intruders and my Spaniel dog inside the house by my bed. Besides, all windows were barred with metal bars and had net screens against flies. It was not that late, just about 10 pm. I was in my bed and the light was off but the room still was lit with light coming from the neighbors’ yard where they were sitting at the table just about 6-7 meters from me. I got asleep and my dog fall asleep too. All of a sudden, we both woke up and I saw a man standing in the doorway behind a very transparent curtains looking at me. What weird, he was in the old-fashioned hat and a rain-coat. My dog went crazy, he tried to attack the man, was roaring and barking and the hair on his back was sticking up. I could just mumble “ma…” and fainted away (the first and the last time for my life). I think I was unconscious for only a half of minute, may be even less than that, but when I opened eyes, the man was gone. I darted to the switcher and turned on the lights. The dog was all pumped up, roaring and running from room to room trying to find the man who just was over there and disappeared. I went to the outside door – the German Shepherd is sleeping on the porch with his back to the screen door and Maltese dog by his side, everything is quiet like nothing happened. There was no way someone could pass those dogs and enter the house and like I said, all windows were barred. Since that night, I was sleeping in the yard until my parents got home.

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Mrs. J. B. from Southern California on February 15, 2011:

I have had my own experiences over the years. Recently though I have been touched twice. I do not like it at all. I am wondering why now am I being touched? When I said to stop the pressure on the back of my neck was intense! Whoever it is likes to touch my face... It is always when I am alone in the den..

Bullpoop5 on January 25, 2011:

Hey man, finished reading you story sent the chill's down my spine and the hair on the back of my neck stand up, good stuff.The thing I don't get though, why the hell you stayed in that apartment after the slightest indication of it being haunted.Also a shame you have no pics., vid's., or e.v.p's.IF TRUE, scary ass shit brother.

Madurai from Online on December 26, 2010:

Instead of telling here in comments, I will post a separate hub about the ghost story..

Thomas Byers (author) from East Coast , United States on November 08, 2010:

Thanks for the great comments about the ghost story, " the night the ghost got in". It is a true ghost story and I think a great one.

Alice Helton on November 08, 2010:

I loved your ghost story it was great and I do believe.

Aline5 on November 07, 2010:

I will.

Janeal Mulaney on November 06, 2010:

My ghost story happened in my grandparents home and it is in the process of being written. Although it is not a scary story I hope when it's finished you'll read it and give me your thoughts about it.

Aline5 on November 02, 2010:

I'm glad you do because they are friendly. (Not all of them I guess). I've just had good ones.

Thomas Byers (author) from East Coast , United States on October 31, 2010:

I really can believe in a ghost friend

Aline5 on October 31, 2010:

I have a ghost friend. (No, not Casper the friendly ghost) I mean a real one and I love him he's awesome. I've known him for almost a year. :D sorry I just felt like sharing that.

P.s I'm not crazy Nor do I do drugs, smoke or even drink.

Thomas Byers (author) from East Coast , United States on October 27, 2010:

Thanks very much. It did really happen. Exactly as written.

Granny's House from Older and Hopefully Wiser Time on October 27, 2010:

Crazy, I thought this was such a great story, I have shared it on FB and Tweet

Thomas Byers (author) from East Coast , United States on October 24, 2010:

Thanks for the great comments about the night the ghost got in. This is a true ghost story and did really happen. Again I appreciate the comments. Thanks

Granny's House from Older and Hopefully Wiser Time on October 16, 2010:

Wow, that is scary. I have a story but I want to write a hub about it. I just don't know how to get started.

Eiddwen from Wales on October 16, 2010:

I have no story of my own to share but that didn't stop me from thoroughly enjoying this story and I can understand why your girlfriend would be frightened.

Thank you so much for sharing.

Take care crazyhorseghost.

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